This drink really needs no introduction, but we will try and give you one anyway. The Jilted Elf comes from one of our adoring fans, well our only fan. It comes from a night club in New York, where you have to be crazy to want that much cinnamon in your drink. But give it a go, and if you happen to stumble into that New York bar one day and see this drink, ask them why for us please!
Here are the ingredients. We would not find the instructions any where on the interwebs as there is some kind of soap that came out inspired by this drink and the soap company’s SEO team went wild marketing it. Just google:jilted elf.
- Jack Daniels Honey Whisky 1 part
- Cinnamon Schnapps 1 part
- Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka 6 parts
- Orange/Tangerine Juice 9 parts
- Fresh Fig Puree 1 part/to taste
- 2 tablespoons honey/to taste
- Fresh Fig Wedges & Cinnamon Sticks for garnish
We improvised and used fig preserves in this recipe as figs are damn expensive. We threw everything into a blender and poured over ice.
After one sip of the first batch, we did not wish that on any person alive. So we make a second batch nixing the cinnamon schnapps and poured the two batches into one pitcher to mellow the cinnamon explosion out. It worked out well-ish.
“I’ve never been a big fan of cinnamon schnapps and I am still not.”-Sara
“I’ve never tasted anything that was so much like mulled cider with no apples in it- Dangerously good.” - David
“I liked it—-which given the ingredients surprised me. It tastes like mulled apple sider - but has no apple anything in it….creepy! But definitely a do-again for me.” - Pam
“Spicy and Strong. Tastes like cider with a kick. Thumbs up!” - Stephanie
“A nifty little drink. It’s got a lot of spice and complexity to it. I know we toned down the cinnamon schnapps, which is probably a good thing. I could have done with a little less cinnamon taste in my cup. But aside from that, it had a fried apple taste that was nicely refreshing.” -Glen
“I rarely drink mixed drinks but this was very tasty and VERY strong. A few sips and I need a designated driver!” - J9
“Smells like someone dissolved Spree in Antifreeze. I keep wanting to like it, but its not going to happen.” - Thudfactor
“Like a Dimetapp screwdriver. Which is unfair to Dimetapp.” - Josh
“Tastes like a Ricola cough drop.” - Rebekah
:::our developers hard at work, beer in hand:::