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Spiked Shirley Temple cocktail and The Honey Bear cocktail

The newly released Cocktails For The Four Seasons is brimming with innovative, exciting cocktails to make any occasion special. The Spiked Shirley Temple: "We’ve turned one of our favorite childhood classics into a tasty, adult-friendly cocktail. Don’t be fooled by the cute exterior, if you’re not careful these drinks will totally get you sauced!" -Cocktails For The Four Seasons The Honey Bear: "This bourbon-based cocktail, infused with natural honey and spices, has an added splash of fresh Meyer lemon juice to cut through the overall sweetness." -Cocktails For The Four Seasons
Course Cocktails, Cocktail Syrup
Cuisine American
Keyword honey bear cocktail, spiked shirley temple cocktail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 Each cocktail recipe produces 4 cocktails
Calories 200 kcal
Author Toni Dash

Ingredients

Ingredients for the Spiked Shirley Temple cocktail:

  • 4 ounces citrus vodka
  • 4 ounces Luxardo , or any maraschino liqueur
  • 8 ounces lemon-lime soda , chilled
  • 2 ounces maraschino cherry juice*
  • Optional garnish: Maraschino Cherries

Ingredients for the Honey Bear cocktail:

  • 8 ounces bourbon
  • 3 tablespoons honey , warmed
  • 2 ounces Tuaca
  • 1 Meyer lemon , juiced
  • 2 ounces maraschino cherry juice*
  • 8 dashes orange bitters
  • Garnish: 4 Maraschino cherries

Instructions

Instructions for the Spiked Shirley Temple cocktail:

  1. Place the vodka and Luxardo into a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice.
  2. Shake for 1 minute and divide the mixture into four coupe glasses.
  3. Top each drink with the lemon-lime soda and finish with a drizzle of maraschino cherry juice.
  4. Garnish each glass with a maraschino cherry, if using, and serve.

Instructions for the Honey Bear cocktail:

  1. In a small bowl, stir together the bourbon and warmed honey until the honey dissolves.
  2. Pour the honey-bourbon, Tuaca, Meyer lemon juice, and maraschino cherry juice into a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice.
  3. Shake for 1 minute and divide into four half-pint glasses filled with ice.
  4. Top each drink with two dashes of orange bitters and garnish with a maraschino cherry. Serve.

Recipe Notes

*Maraschino cherry juice can be found in specialty stores, supermarkets, and online.

Nutritional Information for the Spiked Shirley Temple Cocktail

Recipes excerpted from Cocktails For The Four Seasons with written permission from Peter Pauper Press, Inc.

Nutrition Facts
Spiked Shirley Temple cocktail and The Honey Bear cocktail
Amount Per Serving
Calories 200
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Potassium 24mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Sugars 18g
Protein 0g 0%
Iron 0.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.