Toasted Pecan-Infused Bourbon

This is going to quickly become a mandatory infusion on your bar. And believe me, you just set it and forget it, and you have an infusion that will lasts months on end! This perfect Fall infusion combines cinnamon, nutmeg, pecans, fresh orange zest and the obvious bourbon bath. You can find it first used here in the Peach and Pecan Old Fashioned. Cheers!

Toasted Pecan Infused Bourbon

A new infusion to add to your Fall recipe library! Classic combination of pecan and bourbon to enjoy for months on end!

Difficulty: Easy

Servings 1 cup
Author Monica C


  • 1 cup Bourbon Something preferably on the sweeter end
  • 3/4 cup Pecans
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg Freshly grated if possible
  • 1/2 Orange zest
  • 1 tbsp El Dorado 12 yr Rum


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Rinse Pecans with the tablespoon of El Dorado Rum (Anything sweet and heavily spiced can work here)

  2. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and place rinsed pecans on top. Throw into your oven for 20 minutes.

  3. In sterile jar, place toasted pecans, half of the entire orange peel, cinnamon stick and nutmeg. Pour Bourbon over top and seal. Stir once a day. Keep away from light and heat for 5 days before straining. 

Recipe Notes

Basil Hayden's was the preferred Bourbon used here.

Monica Carbonell

Hi, I’m Monica and I’m your Fairy Barmother. At Liquid Culture, creativity is encouraged and education is used to empower followers to be the best they can be. We want to provide you with the tools to confidently bartend within your own home and to have some fun while doing it too! Inside this website you will find recipes, videos, articles and more that will teach you everything you need to know about being your best Home Bartender!


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