Candyland Cocktail Recipe


Nutrition

Cal/Serving: 1,718
Daily Value: 86%

Low-Fat, Low-Sodium
Fat-Free, Low-Fat-Abs, Kidney-Friendly, Vegetarian, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Wheat-Free, Egg-Free, Milk-Free, Peanut-Free, Tree-Nut-Free, Soy-Free, Fish-Free, Shellfish-Free
Fat0g0%
Saturated0g0%
Carbs412g137%
Fiber3g11%
Sugars406g0%
Protein0g1%
Sodium25mg1%
Calcium72mg7%
Magnesium10mg2%
Potassium57mg2%
Iron1mg4%
Zinc0mg1%
Phosphorus7mg1%
Vitamin A17IU0%
Vitamin C8mg14%
Thiamin (B1)0mg1%
Riboflavin (B2)0mg3%
Niacin (B3)0mg1%
Vitamin B60mg1%
Folic Acid (B9)5µg1%
Vitamin E0mg1%
Vitamin K2µg2%
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated0g0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated0g0%
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Courtesy of Nitehawk Cinema

Despite the name, the Candyland cocktail isn't so sugary sweet and naive — it's actually inspired by this year's Oscar-nominated film, Django Unchained. Said Jen Marshall, who made the cocktail for Nitehawk Cinema, the drink is named after Leonardo DiCaprio's character's plantation in the film. "It's a a good, classic Southern drink," she says. 

INGREDIENTS

For the drink :

  • 1 1/2 ounces Benchmark Bourbon
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce Crème de Mure (blackberry liqueur)
  • 1/4 ounce cinnamon simple syrup
  • 1/4 ounce mint simple syrup
  • Splash of grapefruit juice

For the cinnamon simple syrup :

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cinnamon sticks

For the mint simple syrup :

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar

DIRECTIONS

For the drink :

Add all ingredients to an ice-filled pint glass. Shake well and strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass.

For the cinnamon simple syrup :

Bring the water to a boil and stir in the sugar until dissolved. Add the cinnamon, and let steep for 5-8 minutes. Remove and allow to cool. Will keep in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

For the mint simple syrup :

Bring the water to a boil and stir in the sugar until dissolved. Add the mint, and let steep for 5-8 minutes. Remove and allow to cool. Will keep in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

Recipe Details

Servings: 1

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