Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Bella Donna

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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2 ounces bourbon (recommended: Maker's Mark)

1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice

1/2 ounce fresh orange juice

1/2 ounce Sugar Gum, recipe follows

2 dashes bitters (recommended: Peychaud's)

Ice cubes, for shaking

Pinch fresh mint

Shaved ice

4 muddled blackberries

Sugar Gum:

1/2 cup fine sugar


  1. Add the bourbon, juices, Sugar Gum and bitters to a metal cocktail shaker. Top with ice cubes, seal and shake vigorously. 
  2. Fill a small mason jar with ice cubes and fresh mint. Strain the liquid over the ice and stir. Top with shaved ice. Garnish with the muddled blackberries.

Sugar Gum:

  1. In small saucepan, combine the sugar and 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil and stir until combined. Cool, bottle and store until use.