Quick Fix: Mardi Gras Edition

It’s Fat Tuesday so get all that partying in now before Lent begins tomorrow and here to help is a Cajun cocktail recipe:

  • 2 parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon
  • 1/2 part Cajun Spice Syrup*
  • 5 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • Lemon Zest
  • Sprig of Thyme

Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice. Stir until well chilled and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with the zest of a lemon a sprig of thyme.

*Cajun Spice Syrup

  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 tbsp. Cajun Spice

Combine all three ingredients in a saucepan and warm. Stir until sugar and Cajun Spice are fully dissolved into the water. Strain into an empty container and set aside.