Fig Fling Cocktail

A festive cocktail including the beloved fall flavor of fig
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Dark liquor like bourbon comes to life with the addition of orange and lemon. Fig jam brings it all together for a rich and luscious cocktail that will complement all the flavors of the table.

This recipe is courtesy of Wild Turkey Bourbon.

Ingredients

  • 1 Ounce Wild Turkey Bourbon
  • 1 Tablespoon fig jam
  • 1/4 Ounce orange liqueur
  • 1/2 Ounce fresh lemon juice

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with an orange peel.

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.