Strawberry Orange Whiskey Smash

Check out Shrub and Co’s Strawberry Shrub with Meyer Lemon and New Orleans Finest Orange Flower Water! The Strawberry Shrub acts as a replacement for simple syrup – which slashes the added sugar in half + adds flavor complexity. The Orange Flower Water brings out the essence of the orange slice – keeping this cocktail refreshing and tangy.

Strawberry Orange Whiskey Smash by Andrew Adorno, DTR

Makes 1 serving

Ingredients:

2 fresh mint leaves
1 small orange wedge
2 strawberries
2 teaspoons Shrub and Co Strawberry Shrub with Meyer Lemon
1/2 teaspoon New Orleans Finest Orange Flower Water
1-1/2 ounces bourbon
Crushed ice

Procedure:

Using a wooden spoon – mash 2 fresh mint leaves, 1 small orange wedge, and 2 strawberries with 2 teaspoons Shrub and Co. Strawberry Shrub with Meyer Lemon and 1/2 teaspoon New Orleans Finest Orange Flower Water. Add 1-1/2 ounces of bourbon. Transfer beverage to a cocktail shaker with crushed ice. Shake until well incorporated. Serve over ice – garnish with mint sprigs, strawberry slices, or an orange slice if desired.

Per serving: 130 calories, 0 fat, 0 saturated fat, 4 mg sodium, 7 grams carbohydrate, 1 gram fiber, 6 grams sugar, 0 protein

Andrew Adorno is a Dietetic Technician, Registered with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics