Bourbon and Fig Cocktail

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Bourbon and Fig Cocktail
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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Ready in
15 m
1
Servings
684
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
1 drink

Ingredients

For the simple syrup

  • 1/2 Cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 Cup water
  • 4 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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
0.6g
1%
Sugar
135g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.1g
0.6%
Protein
2g
3%
Carbs
142g
47%
Vitamin A
14µg
2%
Vitamin B6
0.3mg
13.1%
Vitamin C
4mg
7%
Vitamin E
0.2mg
1.1%
Vitamin K
10µg
12%
Calcium
141mg
14%
Fiber
6g
24%
Folate (food)
13µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
13µg
3%
Iron
3mg
16%
Magnesium
47mg
12%
Monounsaturated
0.1g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
4.9%
Phosphorus
37mg
5%
Polyunsaturated
0.3g
N/A
Potassium
602mg
17%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
7.6%
Sodium
52mg
2%
Sugars, added
101g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
12.2%
Zinc
0.4mg
2.9%

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