Ever had a craving for an orange creamsicle… but, like… in liquid, boozy form?
If so, you’re in luck. These Orange Creamsicle Crush cocktails are super refreshing and taste just like… get this… a creamsicle!
So, what is a Crush cocktail?
Crushes are ubiquitous in Maryland, and I came to really love them while living in Baltimore.
Punch talks a bit about the tasty beverage. According to the article: “The key to a Crush is actually its namesake action—the swift yanking of an industrial press juicer that flattens fresh orange halves, sending frothy OJ plummeting into a pint glass filled with ice, vodka and triple sec.”
These drinks are perfect for warm weather sipping
The weather is warming up again, and that invariably puts me in the mood for a Crush. They’re refreshing, lightly sweet, and can be made in a variety of flavors. For example, I’ve shared Grapefruit Crushes with you before.
Thanks to the combination of fresh orange juice, triple sec, and whipped cream vodka, these Crushes taste just like an orange creamsicle.
Have a hankering for other cocktails made with orange juice?
Give these cocktails a shot (pun truly not intended):
What gear should I have on hand to make this cocktail?
- 1.5 oz whipped cream vodka
- 0.5 oz triple sec
- 2 oz orange juice, freshly squeezed
- lemon-lime soda or orange-flavored sparkling water
- Add the vodka, triple sec, and orange juice to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until very cold.
- Strain into a tall glass with ice.
- Top with soda or sparkling water.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 490 Total Fat: 10g Saturated Fat: 6g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 3g Cholesterol: 32mg Sodium: 46mg Carbohydrates: 72g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 62g Protein: 3g
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