Bitter orange cooler

  • makes 1
  • Easy

Entertain friends on a Friday night with this delicious bitter orange cooler. The caramelised orange adds a sweet twist to the orange bitters and tequila.



  • orange a wedge
  • sugar syrup 5ml and extra for brushing
  • orange bitters 2 dashes
  • ice cubes 6
  • tequila 25ml
  • kahlua 20ml
  • cinnamon stick


  • Step 1

    Brush a wedge of orange with sugar syrup, then caramelise on both sides on a hot griddle pan.

    Pour the sugar syrup and 2 dashes of orange bitters into a large tumbler. Add the ice cubes, tequila and Kahlua and give it a good stir with a cinnamon stick. Squeeze the caramelised orange into the drink and drop into the glass.