Chef's Recipes

Bizzy Izzy Cobbler

Australian Gourmet Traveller cocktail recipe for Bizzy Izzy Cobbler by Matt Bax

By Matthew Bax
  • Serves 1
Bizzy Izzy Cobbler
Bizzy Izzy Cobbler

“An interpretation of Tom Bullock’s of the Pendennis Club ‘Bizzy Izzy’. Cobblers were traditionally made with wine spirits and fruit syrups, which I’ve substituted with fresh fruit.” – Matt Bax


  • 45 ml bourbon (see note)
  • 15 ml tawny port
  • 2 pineapple wedges
  • 2 slices of lemon, plus extra to garnish
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 2 pineapple fronds, to garnish


  • 1
    Muddle bourbon, port, pineapple, lemon and sugar in a highball glass. Add crushed ice and churn thoroughly with a bar spoon.
  • 2
    Garnish with lemon slices and pineapple fronds and serve.


Bax uses Maker’s Mark bourbon.

  • Author: Matthew Bax