Orange-, Clove-, and Cranberry-Infused Bourbon

Orange-, Clove-, and Cranberry-Infused Bourbon Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham


Makes 3 1/4 cups
Total time: 45 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 45 Minutes


2 (2-inch) orange rind strips
8 whole cloves
1 cup lightly crushed fresh or frozen cranberries
1 (750-milliliter) bottle bourbon
1/4 cup Simple Syrup


1. Place first 3 ingredients in a 1-qt. canning jar. Add bourbon; cover with metal lid, and screw on band. Let bourbon stand at room temperature 4 days.

2. Shake jar to distribute flavors. Pour bourbon mixture through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a pitcher, discarding solids. Stir in Simple Syrup, and pour into a clean 1-qt. canning jar or 3 to 4 small bottles. Cover and store in refrigerator up to 2 months.