From The Jenny McCarthy Show Cocktail Files: Honoring Ms. Walters With A “Barbara Wallbanger”

Goodbye pretty lady, we’re sorry to see you go. That’s right, Barbara Walters recently announced her retirement. “It’s time,” she said and then Jenny McCarthy said it was time to drink in her honor. On tonight’s show, she’ll celebrate the famed reporter with a “Barbara Wallbanger” that’s sure to get your weekend started.

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1 ½ ounces vodka
¼ ounce sambuca
½ cup orange juice
raspberry syrup, for garnish
orange slice, for garnish
cherries, for garnish

In a rocks glass, drizzle the bottom with raspberry syrup.
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, vodka, sambuca and orange juice. Shake for 30 seconds until perfectly chilled. Strain into the rocks glass. Garnish with an orange slice and cherries and raise a glass to one of television’s pioneers. Cheers, Barbara!