Homemade Old Fashioned Mix

Homemade Old Fashioned Mix

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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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1 h 10 m servings 66 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



  • Calories:
  • 66 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  • Prep

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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.


  • 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.



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,...

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. ...

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 ...