Plum & Cherry Shrub Punch

Savor the fresh fruit of summer with this Plum & Cherry Shrub Punch. A shrub is a concentrated combination of fruit, sugar and vinegar, used to flavor cocktails. They require a bit of time to marinate, so make sure to plan ahead when making this recipe.

Plum & Cherry Shrub Punch

This shrub is tart and delicious and features that classic santa rosa fruit-punch-plumminess with notes of cherry, spice, and amaretto.
Prep Time10 mins
Refrigerate2 d
Total Time2 d 10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Boozy Drinks, Fresh Fruit Drinks, Fresh fruits, plum drink, plum juice, plum refresher, Plum Soda, plums, Summer Drinks
Servings: 2
Calories: 226kcal


  • Vegetable Peeler Set
  • Measuring Cups/Spoons Set
  • Fine-Mesh Sieve Set
  • Potato Masher
  • Glass Nesting Bowls
  • Glass Liquid Measuring Cups



  • ½ Lemon


  • 1 Small plum, chopped
  • 2 oz. Fresh sweet cherries, chopped
  • cup Sugar
  • cup Red wine vinegar


  • ½ cup Vodka
  • 2 cups Club soda, chilled
  • Crushed ice


  • Peel lemon with a vegetable peeler (do not include white pith).
  • Crush plum, cherries, lemon peel, and sugar in a glass bowl; let sit 30 minutes. Stir in vinegar, cover, and refrigerate at least 48 hours.
  • Strain shrub through a fine-mesh sieve, pressing solids to extract as much juice as possible. Discard solids.
  • Combine shrub, vodka, and club soda; serve over ice.


Per drink, Calories: 226

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories226
  • % Daily Value *
  • Sodium 1mg 1%
  • Total Carbohydrate 29g 10%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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