3/4 ounce strawberry syrup (recipe below)
1 ounce vanilla vodka
1 ounce Meyer lemon juice
1-inch slice grilled pound cake, for garnish
1 tablespoon whipped cream, for garnish
To make simple syrup, combine 1 cup sugar with 1 cup hot water and stir until sugar dissolves completely. While syrup is warm but not hot, add 8 chopped strawberries. Allow mixture to marinate overnight. Strain before using.
To make cocktail, combine first three ingredients and garnish with cake and whipped cream.
Nutrition score per serving: 200 calories (Cut fat and calories in half by eliminating garnish.)
Recipe provided by Lauren Lathrop Williams of Jsix Restaurant; photo credit: Angel Jimenz
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