: Cheers To The Sweetest New Trend In Cocktails

May 16, 2013 | By | Comments (0)

When summer temperatures heat up, nothing cools you off better than a sweet and refreshing beverage.  And now, you can indulge in all the sweetened cocktails you love without the guilt! By substituting heavy syrups and granulated sugar with Sweet’N Low®, you can quickly cut calories in your favorite summertime libations—think cosmos, daiquiris, lemon drops and more!

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With only 100 calories or less each, Sweet’N Low signature beverages such as the Signature Pink Lemonade, Skinny Daiquiri, Skinny Cosmopolitan and Cherry Lime Ricky—are a perfect choice for any occasion. Try serving these delicious drinks at your next big summer soirée or when having a fun and relaxing happy hour at home. No matter how you shake it up, adding a pink packet of zero calorie sweetness to your cocktails will make you want to say “cheers!”

 

Keep cool all season long with these sweet, low-cal Sweet’N Low drink recipes:

 

Skinny Cosmopolitan

  • 2 1-inch x 1/2-inch strips lemon zest
  • 2 1-inch x 1/2-inch strips orange zest
  • 1 packet Sweet’N Low® zero calorie sweetener
  • 1/2 ounce unsweetened pomegranate juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces vodka
  • 1 lime slice, for garnish

In a cocktail shaker, muddle the lemon and orange zest with the Sweet’N Low®. Add the pomegranate juice and vodka. Fill the shaker halfway with cracked ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled stemmed glass. Garnish with the lime slice.

 

Signature Sweet’N Low® Pink Lemonade

  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 2 packets Sweet’N Low® zero calorie sweetener
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries, defrosted
  • 1 lemon slice, optional, for garnish
  • 1 mint sprig, optional, for garnish

In a large measuring cup, combine the lemon juice and water. Add the Sweet’N Low, stirring until it dissolves. Spoon 1 tablespoon of liquid from the defrosted strawberries into a tall glass. Fill the glass with ice. Pour in the lemon juice mixture. If desired, garnish with the lemon slice and mint sprig. Enjoy the strawberries or save them for another use.

 

Skinny Daiquiri

  • 1 1-inch x 1/2-inch strip lime zest
  • 1 packet Sweet’N Low® zero calorie sweetener
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces light rum
  • 1 lime slice, for garnish

In a cocktail shaker, muddle the lime zest with the Sweet’N Low®. Add the lime juice and rum. Fill halfway with cracked ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled stemmed glass. Garnish with the lime slice.

 

When it comes to cocktails, “The Sweeter The Better” with Sweet’N Low. For even more deliciously sweet, low-cal drink recipes, visit www.sweetnlow.com/recipes.

 

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