Bella Donna

Recipe courtesy of Dave Whitton at Villains Tavern
Show: Summer's Hot Cocktails Episode: Summer's Hot Cocktails
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Photo: Bella Donna

TOTAL TIME: 15 min
Prep: 10 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 5 min
 
YIELD: 1 serving
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 2 ounces bourbon (recommended: Maker's Mark)
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 ounce Sugar Gum, recipe follows
  • 2 dashes bitters (recommended: Peychaud's)
  • Ice cubes, for shaking
  • Pinch fresh mint
  • Shaved ice
  • 4 muddled blackberries
SUGAR GUM:
  • 1/2 cup fine sugar
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    Directions

    Add the bourbon, juices, Sugar Gum and bitters to a metal cocktail shaker. Top with ice cubes, seal and shake vigorously.

    Fill a small mason jar with ice cubes and fresh mint. Strain the liquid over the ice and stir. Top with shaved ice. Garnish with the muddled blackberries.

    This recipe was provided by restaurant professionals and may have been scaled down from a bulk recipe provided by a restaurant. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.
    In small saucepan, combine the sugar and 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil and stir until combined. Cool, bottle and store until use.
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