Maiden’s Prayer

We enjoy a good cocktail to wind down at the end of a work week, when entertaining or sitting out on our patio. My husband over the years has earned a reputation among our friends for his cocktail shaking prowess.

This cocktail is tasty, a bit sour but makes a refreshing palate-opening before a meal.

Maiden’s Prayer
Makes two 4-1/4 ounce drinks
Recipe from: Raising the Bar

Ingredients:
3 ounces good quality gin
3 ounces fresh orange juice (from approximately 1 orange)
1-1/2 ounces fresh lemon juice (from approximately 1 lemon)
1 ounce triple sec
2 orange twists for garnish
Directions:
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add all the ingredients except the orange twists.  Shake vigorously until the outside of the shaker is frosted and beaded with sweat.
Strain in cocktail glasses, garnish with the orange twists, and serve.
Enjoy!

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