A cocktail containing Lime Juice, Bitters, Rum and "Gardenia Mix."
- 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
- 3/4 ounce gardenia mix (see below)
- 1 1/2 ounces white Bacardi rum
- 1 dash Angostura bitters
- 4 ounces crushed ice
Blend all ingredients at high speed for 30 seconds.Strain through a wire-mesh strainer into a cocktail glass.
GARDENIA MIX: Cream together equal parts honey and softened sweet butter. Prepare just prior to making drink, as mix must remain at room temperature. Do not chill.
A cocktail served at Don the Beachcomber restaurants.
- Museum of the American Cocktail - On Dec. 7, 2006, famed Tiki authority Jeff Berry hosted a special "Lost Vegas" dinner seminar at Commander’s Palace in Las Vegas, that featured the Mystery Gardenia cocktail.