Modern Old-Fashioned Cocktail

Modern Old-Fashioned Cocktail

This modern take on an old-fashioned cocktail infuses the flavors of peach, citrus and maple syrup into the classic bourbon drink. Finish it off with a single, large ice cube to give it a modern twist that’s perfect for a dimly-lit bar or just kicking back on the sofa.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

10

Minutes

Makes

1

cocktail

1
extra-large ice cube or standard ice cubes*
Fresh orange slice
Fresh lemon slice
1/4
of a fresh ripe peach, coarsely chopped
1
tablespoon pure maple syrup
Standard ice cubes
4
tablespoons (2 oz) bourbon
2
dashes aromatic bitters
Fresh peach slice
  1. Add extra-large ice cube to lowball or rocks glass.
  2. Muddle orange slice, lemon slice, chopped peach and maple syrup in cocktail shaker until fruit is broken up. Add standard ice cubes, bourbon and bitters to shaker; shake and strain into glass.
  3. Garnish with peach slice.
Makes 1 cocktail
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
To make extra-large ice cubes, fill 5-oz paper cups each with 1/4 cup water. Freeze until solid. Cut or tear paper cup to release ice cube.
What does muddle mean? When mixing cocktails, herbs and/or fruit are often mashed or ground--muddled--in the bottom of a glass or cocktail shaker before adding the liquid ingredients to intensify their flavors. You can muddle with a spoon or a pestle-like tool called a muddler.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cocktail)
  • Calories 220
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 0mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 18g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.