Hot Bourbon Milk Punch: New Orleans Classic Cocktail

Low carb, hot bourbon milk punch recipe is a warm cup of comfort on a chilly day! This classic Southern cocktail is deceptively sweet and milky with a kick from both rum and bourbon. Just 1 carb per serving – it’s the perfect way to visit New Orleans vicariously!

For this recipe you’ll need – heavy cream, half & half, unsweetened cashew milk, sugar free vanilla syrup (I used Torani) bourbon, white or spiced rum, sweetener of choice, ground ginger, freshly grated nutmeg

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Low carb, hot bourbon milk punch recipe is a warm cup of comfort on a chilly day! This classic Southern cocktail is deceptively sweet and milky. From Lowcarb-ology.com

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I have a shocking confession to  make. Although I have been to such faraway places as France and Belize I have never ever  been to New Orleans, which is just 8 hours or so away from Dallas. It’s kinda crazy, too – because it’s one place that I’ve always wanted to go.

But not during Mardi Gras.

I have a deep seated fear of large crowds – something that makes everything from the State Fair to Christmas shopping at the mall somewhat of a grueling activity for me and something I avoid. So, no Mardi Gras for this girl.

Still, I love history and old architecture AND good food so I think that a visit is probably in order soon. In the meantime I will just keep visiting through the flavors of the city – things like Dirty Rice and this Bourbon Milk Punch!

This slightly sweet, vanilla infused cocktail can be served warm or cold – but I prefer the warm version. It’s just the right accompaniment to a blustery autumn evening, a crackling fire, and a good book.

Just 1 net carb! Low carb, hot bourbon milk punch recipe is a warm cup of comfort on a chilly day! This classic Southern cocktail is deceptively sweet and milky. From lowcarb-ology.com

Tips for Making a Bourbon Milk Punch

This is an easy cocktail to make – very straight forward. It’s sure to become one of your favorites!

  • Do not boil the liquid ingredients keep the just under a boil- just until bubbles form around the edge.
  • Use white rum or spiced rum – either is delicious!
  • Try sugar free salted caramel syrup instead of the vanilla.
  • Add a dollop of sugar free whipped cream.
  • You can shake the ingredients in a shaker instead of blender but be careful – they’re hot!
  • Use whole nutmeg and grate it over the top of the drink.

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Hot Bourbon Milk Punch Cocktail Recipe

You’ll love the sweet, smooth flavor of this New Orleans classic cocktail recipe! If you’re looking for a fruity cocktail try the Southern Belle!

Easy recipe! Low carb, hot bourbon milk punch recipe is a warm cup of comfort on a chilly day! This classic Southern cocktail is deceptively sweet and milky. from Lowcarb-ology.com
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Hot Bourbon Milk Punch - Low Carb

Classic New Orleans specialty, this hot bourbon milk punch is warm and comforting for cold weather but it packs a punch of bourbon. It's important to use a good bourbon since that provides most of the flavor for this drink
Course Cocktail
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 4 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 365kcal
Author Marye

Ingredients

  • ounces heavy cream
  • 2   ounces  half-and-half
  • 2 ounces water or unsweetened cashew milk
  • 1 tablespoon sugar free vanilla syrup
  • Sweetener to taste
  • Pinch of ginger
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 2   ounces bourbon
  • 1/2 ounce white rum

Instructions

  • Blend everything except the bourbon and rum in a coffee cup.
  • Heat in the microwave until hot - just under a boil.
  • Add to a blender with the bourbon and rum.
  • Blend for a few seconds.
  • Pour into a mug and top with a little extra nutmeg.

Nutrition

Calories: 365kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 60mg | Potassium: 42mg | Vitamin A: 16.7% | Calcium: 3.7%

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Last Updated 05/01/2019

2 Responses to “Hot Bourbon Milk Punch: New Orleans Classic Cocktail”

  1. As soon as the weather cools off, I will be making myself one of these. Sounds delicious. ????

    Reply
    • Donna – it is SO good.. I worked on the recipe a few times then made a few more… just to make sure..LOL!

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