Bird of Paradise Cocktail

Bird of Paradise Cocktail


60mL gin
30mL cream
30mL lime juice
22mL raspberry syrup
2 or 3 dashes orange flower water
1 egg white
90mL sparkling water
Tropical flower to garnish


Combine all ingredients, except sparkling water, in a cocktail shaker. Dry shake to fluff up, then add ice and shake until chilled.

Double strain into a Collins glass and top with sparkling water. Add fresh ice and garnish with a tropical flower.

Credits: This is an edited extract from Around the World in 80 Cocktails by Chad Parkhill with illustrations by Alice Oehr, published by Hardie Grant Books $29.99 and is available in stores nationally.

Photo Credits: Illustrator: © Alice Oehr.