Singapore Sling (Difford's recipe)

Difford's Guide



Sling glass
Measuring jigger
Bar spoon


191 calories

Styles & Flavours

Singapore Sling (Difford's recipe) image

Serve in

Sling glass


Lemon slice & Luxardo Maraschino cherry on stick (sail)

How to make:

SHAKE first 9 ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass. TOP with soda and lightly stir.

1 12 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
13 fl oz Cherry Heering Liqueur
16 fl oz Benedictine D.O.M.
16 fl oz Triple sec liqueur
12 fl oz Fresh pressed pineapple juice
1 fl oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
16 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
1 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
1 dash Angostura Orange Bitters
Top up with Soda (club soda) or sparkling water


This doesn't follow classic 'Singapore Sling' proportions or ingredients, nor does it follow what the modern day Raffles day hotel claims is the original formula, but it steals elements from all of these to produce a tall, fruity, balanced cocktail.


For more Singapore Sling recipes and the cocktails full story, see our Singapore Sling page.

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