Kris Mullen is a Canadian ex-pat living in Dallas working as a full-time food photographer and recipe creator. In January 2011, she started the award winning food blog Munchin with Munchkin (www.munchinwithmunchkin.com). Kris strives to ...
Cherries are the quintessential summer fruit. Don't let their short season pass you by. This cherry-infused bourbon takes five minutes to whip up and after a week it will be ready to enjoy year-round. It's delicious on its own or in a classic old-fashioned cocktail.
Yields 3 cups
Kick back and relax this summer with a cool old-fashioned cocktail. This cherry-infused bourbon adds just the right amount of seasonal flavor.
3 cups bourbon
2 cups fresh cherries
Wash two cups of cherries and remove the stems and the pits. Place the cherries in a large Mason jar.
Add three cups of bourbon to the jar and seal with the lid. Place in a cool dark place for one week. Shake the jar once a day for seven days.
Using a fine sieve, strain the liquid from the cherries. Store the infused bourbon in a Mason jar in the freezer.