Many types of mocktails are high in sugar, but this easy mocktail cuts down on the calories and carbs by using club soda and a sugar-free simple syrup.

Diabetic Living Magazine, Winter 2020

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Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
1
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Ingredients

Sugar-Free Rosemary Simple Syrup
Mocktail

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare simple syrup: Combine water, sugar substitute, and rosemary in a small saucepan. Cook, stirring, over medium heat until the sugar substitute is completely dissolved, about 1 minute. Remove from heat and let cool for 30 minutes. Remove and discard the rosemary sprig. 

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  • To prepare mocktail: Combine cider, club soda (or seltzer) and simple syrup in a highball glass. (Reserve remaining simple syrup for another use.) Garnish with rosemary sprig, if desired.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate simple syrup for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts

generous 1 cup
64 calories; carbohydrates 16g; sugars 14.5g; vitamin c 1.8mg; calcium 6.5mg; magnesium 1.4mg; potassium 2.6mg; sodium 25.4mg.
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