Frieda's Specialty Produce - Kumquat-Ginger Smash
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Kumquat-Ginger Smash


4 Kumquats, halved through the equator
1/2 teaspoon sugar (or turbinado sugar)
1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
1 1/2 ounces dark rum
Club soda
Toothpicks for garnish


To rocks glass, add 6 kumquat halves and sugar. With a toothpick, skewer remaining 2 halves of kumquat for garnish. Using spoon or muddler, mash kumquat with sugar until juices are released. Add ginger, rum, and ice, then stir to mix. Top up with club soda, and garnish with kumquat skewer.

Enjoy responsibly.

Non-alcoholic option

Smash kumquat with sugar, and top off with a non-alcoholic ginger beer like Bundaberg.

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