Candle in the Window

Candle in the Window recipe

Candle in the Window Ingredients


Candle in the Window Instructions

Candle in the Window is a classic cocktail that combines the flavors of bourbon, lemon, and sugar. This refreshing drink is perfect for sipping on a warm summer evening or enjoying by the fireplace during the winter months.

To make a Candle in the Window, you will need a few simple ingredients and some basic bartending skills. Start by filling a cocktail shaker with ice and adding a generous amount of bourbon. Squeeze the juice from a fresh lemon into the shaker, then add a teaspoon of sugar. Shake the mixture vigorously until well combined and chilled.

Next, strain the mixture into a chilled glass and garnish with a lemon slice or twist. The tartness of the lemon juice balances nicely with the sweetness of the sugar, creating a perfectly balanced cocktail. The bourbon adds a warm, smoky flavor that pairs well with the citrus notes.

Whether you're hosting a cocktail party or just looking to enjoy a delicious drink at home, the Candle in the Window is sure to impress. Its simple yet elegant flavor profile makes it a versatile choice that can be enjoyed in any season.

So why not light a candle, sit back, and enjoy a Candle in the Window tonight?


Best served in a Irish Coffee Cup.