Stir It Up :: Creole Crusta

A creole crusta. Doesn't it sound fun, festive and full of flavor? I really should have saved this for a day closer to Mardi Gras, but I couldn't wait. Looks spicy!

Stir It Up :: Creole Crusta

Author: Creole Crusta

Prep time: 1 min

Cook time: 2 mins

Total time: 3 mins

Serves: 1


  • 1.5 oz Demerara rum
  • .75 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • .25oz Chili flake-infused Clement Creole Shrubb Orange Liqueur
  • .25 oz Turbinado sugar syrup (2 parts sugar, 1 part water)
  • 2 dashes Dr. Adam Elmegirab Dandelion and Burdock Bitters
  • Toasted benne seeds
  • Turbinado sugar


  1. Mix the turbinado sugar and toasted benne seeds together.
  2. Coat the rim of a cocktail glass with lemon juice and coat it in the sugar and seed mixture.
  3. Fill the shaker with ice and the remaining ingredients.
  4. Shake, and double strain into the rimmed cocktail glass.

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