Bourbon and Fig Cocktail

Bourbon and Fig Cocktail
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Bourbon and Fig Cocktail
Jane Bruce
Bourbon and Fig Cocktail

Nothing like the sound of crunching leaves and pumpkin-flavored everything to ring in autumn. But, with a new season comes a new drink. Fig and bourbon is the perfect combination, and the perfect color scheme for sipping and admiring fall foliage.

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1
Servings
697
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the simple syrup

  • 1/2  Cup  brown sugar
  • 1/2  Cup  water
  • figs, diced

For the cocktail

  • 1 1/2  Ounce  brown sugar-fig simple syrup
  • 2  Ounces  bourbon

Directions

For the simple syrup

Combine all of the ingredients in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Mash the figs as they soften, and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and let cool before use.

For the cocktail

Combine the ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake until cold. Strain over ice in a whiskey glass.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
30g
43%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
10g
42%
Carbohydrate, by difference
116g
89%
Protein
9g
20%
Vitamin A, RAE
130µg
19%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
103mg
10%
Choline, total
19mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
19g
76%
Folate, total
97µg
24%
Iron, Fe
27mg
100%
Magnesium, Mg
45mg
14%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
12mg
86%
Phosphorus, P
231mg
33%
Selenium, Se
15µg
27%
Sodium, Na
135mg
9%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
85g
3%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Fig Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Fig Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.