Alcohol is fun to drink. After a long day, grabbing a few beers or hitting up happy hour for some fancy cocktails or enjoying a well-aged whiskey or bourbon on the weekends with a cigar, however you like your poison, it will be a good time. But drinks such as whiskey, wine, bourbon, vodka and many more can also be used in cooking due to their rich flavors. If you have ever been to a bar/restaurant, the chances are, you have seen some menü items called ‘’Bourbon Glazed XXX’’ or ‘’Marinated in Red wine’’. Today, we are going to focus on Bourbon Glaze Recipes for your kitchen, so you can include this flavorful drink in your recipes. The recipes that require heat will burn off the alcohol so they will be safe to serve children but there are some that don’t require heat or to be cooked and those can be made for adult parties for you and your friends to enjoy. From deserts to cooked meats, you can use a bourbon glaze to make your dishes more fun and add a deep, rich taste. Let’s get started with a couple of Bourbon Glaze Recipes to liven up your parties.
Absolutely perfect for donuts or any other pastry you want to glaze, this Blueberry Basil Bourbon Glaze can also be used to top off your cakes. Just like regular sugar icing, it uses sugar but substitutes water with your favorite bourbon. This recipe does not require to be baked or heated, therefore the alcohol stays intact fort he whole process from start to finish. While sweet deserts might be kids favorite, you may want to keep these away from them. The sweet blueberries meet with the earthy basil and create a fun ride for your taste buds. The recipe is quite simple to make, just get your pastry ready and follow these simple steps.
If you want to spice up your BBQs or dinner parties with a mystery flavor, this Bourbon Glazed recipe is just right for you. You can opt to use cooked meatballs or prepare your own meatballs for this delicious glaze. This recipe will even work for burger patties to make bourbon glazed hamburgers. Just cook the patties beforehand like the meatballs and enjoy the compliments from your friends. You need to expose your glaze to heat and even bring it to a boil with this yummy dish son o worries of the alcohol getting anyone boozy since it will evaporate.
Looking for a way to add some twists to your carefully planned dinner party? Does your menü look like its missing something? Use this Bourbon Glaze recipe to add a different touch to your side dishes with carrots. Carrots are yummy and sweet on their own, especially when cooked but this bourbon glaze will bring them to the next level and get people curious about how you learned to make such a gourmet tasting dish. You can pair your glazed carrots with a steak or as an add-on to your pasta dishes. You will be cooking the recipe after adding the bourbon so this is a child-safe side dish you can serve all your guests.
Mmm bacon. While some may argue that it is delicious enough on its own, you shouldn’t jump the gun without trying this maple bourbon glaze recipe. It is super simple to make which is great because all will be eaten fast as well. Saying no to anyone about bacon is cruel, but you won’t need to worry about saying no to your kids with this recipe because the heat will burn off all the alcohol and leave the rich, flavorful taste of bourbon behind. Mixing with the maple syrup, the bourbon makes the bacon sweet and deep, a taste you will want on every Sunday breakfast table.
These bourbon Glaze Recipes are all great for a big gathering or a small meet-up with your friends. The bourbon adds a different taste and a fun twist to your already delicious pastries or dishes. The smoky yet sweet taste of bourbon will accompany any meat greatly and leave you and your guests wanting more. Try a couple of the recipes above and let us know what you think!