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Homemade Old Fashioned Mix

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars
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"I love a good old fashioned, but making a fresh homemade drink on the spot can be time consuming! I created this easy homemade mix to save time and still have a delicious homemade drink that guests will love! This mix is also makes a great gift!"
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 66
Original recipe yields 48 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring water and sugar to a boil in a saucepan; remove from heat. Stir oranges, cherries, and cinnamon stick into sugar mixture. Cover saucepan and steep for 1 hour.
  2. Remove fruit and cinnamon stick from mixture using a slotted spoon; stir in bitters.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • I use old liquor or wine bottles to store the mix in once it's cooled! Can be refrigerated or left at room temperature!
  • I use usually a little less than 2 tablespoons bitters.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 66 calories; 0 15.8 0 0 < 1 Full nutrition

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BEST OLD FASHIONED I'VE EVER HAD! I've been testing OF's at every Supper Clubs and bars for over 20 years--but decided to make my own after receiving a nice bottle of whiskey for my birthday. ...

Most helpful critical review

Too much sugar!

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BEST OLD FASHIONED I'VE EVER HAD! I've been testing OF's at every Supper Clubs and bars for over 20 years--but decided to make my own after receiving a nice bottle of whiskey for my birthday. ...

Love this! I think the cinnamon adds a nice touch. I strained the mix into jars to give as gifts and included a tag with instructions: Mix 1 part (or to taste) Old Fashioned Mix with 2 parts bo...

This mix really is good, but the one thing that is completely missing is at least a guideline on how much to use per drink??? Doesn’t have to be exact, I understand that depends on one’s taste,...

This recipe not only is delicious and easy to make but smells heavenly. I made this I a cold winter night and the house smelled so good! The only question is. .., does it need refrigeration ?

I have tried this recipe and it is better than a name brands. Although the instructions don't say how to mix it I have found that 1 shot of mix with 1 shot of either Southern Comfort or Brandy ...

I made the recipe just as written. EXCELLENT. Once family and friends tried this, I have been taking orders and making gallons of it. Of course, we are in Wisconsin...

Too much sugar!