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Passionfruit La Croix Hurricane

Low sugar version of the New Orleans classic
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Cocktail
Keyword: Cocktail, Low Sugar, Mardi Gras, Rum
Servings: 1 Serving

Ingredients

  • 1 oz Aged Rum
  • 1 oz White Rum
  • 1.5 oz Orange juice
  • .75 oz Tart cherry Juice (or substitute pomegranate juice)
  • .75 oz Simple syrup (optional, see note)
  • .5 oz Lime, fresh squeezed and strained
  • 6 oz Passionfruit La Croix
  • Garnish with cherry and orange¬†

Instructions

  • Add the aged rum, white rum, OJ and tart cherry juice to the shaker, along with simple syrup (if using).
  • Add ice, then seal the shaker and shake hard for about 20-30 seconds.
  • Strain over fresh ice in a 16oz-20oz glass, then top with a half can 4-6oz of passionfruit-flavored La Croix.
  • Garnish with an orange wedge and cocktail cherry.¬†

Notes

If you would like a sweeter cocktail, you can make a basic simple syrup by combine sugar and hot water in a 1:1 ratio, then cooling to room temperature. Store leftover simple syrup in the fridge.