Low Carb Ginger-lime Sparklers

Low Carb Ginger-lime Sparklers

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A wonderful way to beat the heat with tropical flavors. This version is Diabetic-Friendly as well.


Ingredients

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1 Sugar-free Ginger Syrup
0.5 cup Splenda; or other sucralose sweetener
0.75 cup Water
0.5 ounce ginger root; fresh, peeled & minced, about 1 inch
1 The Drink
2 ounces lime juice; fresh squeezed, about 2 limes worth
24 ounces Soda water
1 Garnish
0.5 slices lime
2 medium Marachino Cherries; cut in half
0.5 small pieces candied ginger

Original recipe makes 4

Servings  

Preparation

SYRUP:

Combine sucralose and water. Add ginger. Simmer for about 30 minutes until reduced to about 1 cup and a light syrup consistancy. Strain through sieve (to remove ginger pulp) then through coffee filter (to make a clear syrup). Allow to cool. This can be made ahead in quantity and stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks. See this recipe for more details:

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THE DRINK:

Mix together 1/2 ounce of lime juice and 1 ounce of ginger syrup then pour over crushed ice in a tall (12 ounce) glass. Fill glass with about 6-8 ounces of soda water and stir briefly. Garnish with a slice of lime, 1/2 a cherry, and piece of candied ginger on a stick.

An umbrella and thin straw may be added to complete the presentation.

VARIATIONS: Adding a small amount of dark rum or vodka would make this a refreshing adult beverage.

Counting eating the garnish, each (8 ounce over ice) drink contains an estimated:

Cals: 23, FatCals; 0, TotFat: 0g

SatFat: 0g, PolyFat: 0g, MonoFat: 0g

Chol: 0mg, Na: 38mg, K: 51mg

TotCarbs: 4g, Fiber: 0g, Sugars: 1g

NetCarbs: 4g, Protein: 0g

Notes

We enjoyed the normal (sugar syrup) version of this drink so much I asked for the recipe. Then I tinkered a bit and came up with this slimmed down version.

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We enjoyed the normal (sugar syrup) version of this drink so much I asked for the recipe. Then I tinkered a bit and came up with this slimmed down version. [I posted this recipe.]
promfh 7 years ago

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