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Fig & Blackberry Smash

Fig & Blackberry Smash

This fig and blackberry smash recipe is a delightful summer cocktail. I've been drinking a lot of smashes lately because I love a sweet, fruity cocktail. 

Fig & Blackberry Smash | This Healthy Table

When researching how to make my own smash at home, I came across this interesting history on smash cocktails. Smash cocktails usually contain simple syrup or sweetener + spirit + seasonal fruit + ice. Often smash recipes, like this one, call for muddling the fruit. Some call for straining the fruit and others add it all in. They're a versatile cocktail - so use this as a spring-board and get creative with your own smash cocktail!

Fig & Blackberry Smash | This Healthy Table

I hope your having a great week and that you enjoy this delicious cocktail!


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Fig & Blackberry Smash
This fig and blackberry smash recipe is a delightful summer cocktail.
Ingredients
  • 8 blackberries
  • 1 fig, quartered
  • 4 ounces bourbon
  • 2 ounces simple syrup
  • 3 cups crushed ice, divided
Instructions
1. Combine the blackberries, fig, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker and use a muddler to crush the blackberries and fig. 2. Add the bourbon and 1 cup of ice. Shake vigorously for 15 seconds. 3. Add the remaining ice to two highball glasses and strain the cocktail into the glasses. 4. Garnish with extra blackberries or edible flowers.
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 2 cocktails

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