Vanilla-Bourbon Cocktail

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Vanilla-Bourbon Cocktail

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1
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5min
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5min
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    The vanilla in this cocktail comes straight from the source—a vanilla bean! It adds a sweet and creamy flavor to this bourbon cocktail. Pair this drink with Crav’n multigrain crackers and Gouda cheese.

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    Ingredients
    Serves 1
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    4 oz. Basil Hayden's bourbon whiskey
    2 oz. simple syrup
    1 oz. fresh lemon juice
    2-inch vanilla bean, plus additional for garnish
    Fresh basil, for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • Ice
    • Cocktail shaker
    • 8-oz. cocktail glass

    Directions

    1. Add bourbon, simple syrup, and fresh lemon juice to cocktail shaker. Split vanilla bean. Scrape seeds into cocktail shaker; add bean pod and 1/2 cup ice cubes. 

    2. Cover and shake until well combined and chilled. Strain into an 8-oz. ice-filled glass. Garnish with fresh basil and vanilla bean pod. 

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    450 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 0g
    • Cholesterol: 0mg
    • Sodium: 10mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 48g
    • Protein: 0g

    Daily Values

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    Iron 0%
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    Calcium 0%
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    Vitamin D 0%
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    Potassium 0%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Magazine September 2021