I found this recipe for how to make Butterscotch on Pinterest and was inspired to create this simple cocktail recipe. My husband, a bourbon drinker, was kind enough to part with a few ounces for the sake of research for this blog post. Bless him.
Though he prefers his bourbon neat, I love trying new libations. (Remind me to tell you about my martini mixers. Such fun!) With this particular recipe I wanted to come up with something that would satisfy your sweet tooth and warm you up from the inside out on a snowy day. Not only that, I wanted to feel like I actually MADE this. I needed to know that I wasn’t just throwing some ready made ingredients together, sticking a straw in it and calling it a day.
If you want to treat this more like a snow cream like dessert cocktail, put all ingredients (including the ice) into a blender and liquefy. Chill in freezer for 10-15 minutes. Blend a bit. Serve in a chilled martini glass with a drizzling of warm butterscotch and a small dessert spoon (like these).
Butterscotch Bourbon and Cream
By February 12, 2014Published:
- Yield: 1 (1 Servings)
- Cook: 30 mins
This recipe is perfect for snowy afternoons by the fireplace. Because of the homemade butterscotch, I may even serve this during the holidays. Thinking forward to summer weather - I am absolutely putting this in a blender and serving as an iced summer treat.
- This butterscotch recipe takes about a half an hour to make, from start to finish. See Pin above for recipe for butterscotch.
- Mix bourbon and warm butterscotch until dissolved.
- In ice filled shaker add bourbon/butterscotch mix and heavy cream.
- Shake vigorously and serve in rocks glass. (I prefer mine without ice, but others prefer to be iced in!)
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