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Rum Cocktail Recipe with Honey, Ginger and Elderflower

Sly’s honey mule

Published: September 28, 2015 at 11:12 am
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 10

This good-looking rum-based cocktail created by Julien Gualdoni would cause a stir at any drinks party. It combines sharpness from the limes, sweetness from the honey and a floral hit from the elderflower


Try this recipe for honey mule, then check out more rum cocktails, such as our pina colada, mai tai and zombie cocktail.


  • 1 ½ bottles  dark rum
  • ½ bottle  over-proof rum
  • 15 limes, juiced
  • 330g (from supermarkets) mexican honey
  • 300ml elderflower cordial, undiluted
  • plenty crushed ice
  • 2 litres ginger beer
  • 10 cinnamon sticks


  • STEP 1

    Put the first 5 ingredients into a 11/2 litre jug and stir. Fill 10 tall glasses with ice, then divide the liquid between each glass until each one is 3/4 full. Top up with ginger beer and serve stirred, with a cinnamon stick.


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