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Refreshing Holiday Drinks with Ice Balls

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  Ice ball/If can't make ice balls, you may use crushed ice 1
  Bourbon whiskey 2 Ounce
  Lemon juice 1 Ounce, chilled
  Lime juice 1 Ounce, chilled
  Simple syrup 2 Ounce (You Can Make Simple Syrup By Placing ½ Cup Sugar And ½ Cup Water In A Small Pot And Warming It On The Stove Until The Sugar Is Dissolved. Then Cool It In The Refrigerator Before Adding It To The Mix.)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Making Simple Syrup)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Making Simple Syrup)
  Orange slice 1⁄2 , chilled
  Maraschino cherry 1 , chilled (Stemmed)

Place an ice ball in an Old Fashioned glass. In a measuring cup, mix together 2 oz. bourbon whisky, 1 oz. lemon juice, 1 oz. lime juice, and 2 oz. simple syrup. (If you are not using an ice ball, also add ice chips.) Pour mixture into a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously. (If you don't have a shaker, use a mixer or blender to blend well.) Immediately pour over ice ball, and place a cocktail pick containing ½ of an orange slice and 1 stemmed maraschino cherry on top of the drink. Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Spread cheer this holiday season with Betty's soul-satisfying holiday drink. Perfect for holiday get-togethers or formal entertaining, this refreshing drink is a breeze to stir up. It's so good and luscious that it's likely to become the holiday favorite drink of all. Watch the video recipe to learn a step-by-step guide on stirring up this delectable drink.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 384 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.02 g0.02%

Saturated Fat 0 g0.01%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 18.5 mg0.8%

Total Carbohydrates 81 g26.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.19 g0.77%

Sugars 78.1 g

Protein 0.12 g0.24%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 18%

Calcium 0.5% Iron 0.21%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Refreshing Holiday Drinks With Ice Balls Recipe Video