Butternut Squash-Infused Bourbon

Butternut Squash-Infused Bourbon


Serving Size 4

Active Time:

~10 minutes

Total Time:

~1-2 weeks

About this Recipe

Celebrate the Fall season with an infused cocktail. We infuse bourbon with sweet roasted butternut squash and hint of cinnamon and sugar. This versatile spirit is a great base for a Manhattan, old fashioned or any whiskey cocktail. The options are limitless, so just let your creativity guide you! This recipe also works well with rye or Irish whiskey.


  • 1 cup chopped butternut squash (½-inch pieces)
  • ¼ teaspoon granulated sugar
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • 1½ cups bourbon

From Your Pantry

cooking oil


Brava metal tray

mixing bowl

glass mason jar or other glass jar with tightly-fitting lid


Nutrition Information

Allergens: None


  • Vegetarian
  • Thanksgiving
  • Cocktails
  • Dairy Free
  • Gluten Free
  • Metal Tray
  • Recipes
  • Vegan
  • Vegetables
  • Weekend
  • Weeknight

  1. 1

    Roast butternut squash

    • In a bowl, toss together butternut squash with sugar, cinnamon, kosher salt and ½ teaspoon cooking oil.
    • Spread squash in even layer across in Zone 2 of Brava metal tray.
    • Slide metal tray into top shelf.
    • Select “Butternut-Squash-Infused Bourbon” on your Brava touchscreen and follow instructions.

  2. 2


    • When your food is done, cool butternut squash to room temperature.
    • Transfer cooled squash to a clean mason jar. Pour bourbon over squash and screw lid tightly. Let stand at room temperature for 1-2 weeks.

  3. 3


    • Strain bourbon through mesh strainer. Do not press down on the solids.
    • Store infused bourbon, refrigerated, for up to 1 week.