What’s a maple leaf cocktail? Bourbon. Maple. Lemon. Cinnamon. Come on, what else would you expect from a drink concocted by a food writer whose favorite dessert is a boozy apple crisp imbued with as much spirit as sweetness? Not that we’re complaining, mind you.–LC Editors
LC Oh Drat, How Much Is 1/2 Ounce Again? Note
We could sit back and make you do the math, but instead we thought we’d be kind and help you keep in mind the following conversions. After all, we understand. It’s difficult enough to keep this type of thing straight when you’re sober, let alone after you’ve already gotten into the bourbon and are a little tipsy…
- 2 ounces = 1/4 cup
- 1 ounce = 2 tablespoons
- 1/2 ounce = 1 tablespoon
Maple Leaf Cocktail Recipe
- Quick Glance
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- Makes 1 drink
- 2 ounces bourbon
- 1/2 ounce pure maple syrup
- 1/2 ounce lemon juice
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 1. To make the maple leaf cocktail, combine the bourbon, maple syrup, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with the cinnamon stick.
- 2. Mix, shake, repeat as often as the party requires.
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Maple Leaf Cocktail Recipe © 2010 Lucy Baker. Photo © 2010 Steve Legato. All rights reserved.