Autumn Sunshine Cocktail

Autumn Sunshine Cocktail - Whiskey Drinks Recipes

As the leaves start to change and fall from their branches, it’s time for a seasonal cocktail. This Autumn Sunshine drink is perfect for all of your Thanksgiving festivities! In addition to being delicious, it has a great color that gives you an autumn feeling before you even sip it. If you’re hosting this year, break out the glassware and whip up some of these drinks – they’ll be a hit with both kids and adults.

prep: 10 mins total: 10 mins Servings: 1 Yield: 1 cocktail


1 fluid ounce brandy-based orange liqueur (such as Grand Marnier®)

2 fluid ounces bourbon

6 ice cubes

1 clementine, juiced and peel cut into 1×1/4-inch strips

½ lemon, juiced

1 fluid ounce maple syrup


Place ice cubes in a shaker. Pour bourbon, maple syrup, orange liqueur, clementine juice, and lemon juice over ice, cover the shaker, and shake until chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass.

Light a match or lighter over the cocktail and squeeze 1 piece of clementine peel near the flame to flame the oil. Rub peel on the rim of the glass and drop peel into cocktail.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 347 calories; protein 0.9g; carbohydrates 40.7g; fat 0.4g; sodium 10.1mg.

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