Ginger-Lemon Cranberry Cocktail Recipe

Ginger Lemon Cranberry Cocktail in a clear glass

Celebrate the season with this festive drink that combines flavors of lemon, cranberry and a sweet ginger syrup. This cocktail has 41% fewer calories* and 70% less sugar* than the regular sugar-sweetened version. Makes 4 servings.

Serving size: 34 cup (6 fl. oz.)

Calories: 70 Calories

**Erythritol value may vary based on your choice of sweetener

Ingredients

Ginger Syrup

Cranberry Cocktail

  • 12 cup frozen cranberries

  • 1 Lemon, juiced (about 14 cup)

  • Ginger Syrup

  • 1 cup cranberry juice

  • 6 oz gin or vodka

  • 1 cup club soda

  • Shaved fresh ginger

Directions

Ginger Syrup
  • 1.

    Place syrup ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 15 to 20 minutes. Strain and chill for at least 30 minutes before using.

Cranberry Cocktail
  • 2.

    Crush the frozen cranberries in a small glass pitcher or 4-cup measure.

  • 3.

    Add lemon juice.

  • 4.

    Stir in ginger syrup, cranberry juice, and gin. Put ice in low-ball glasses about 23 full.

  • 5.

    Top with club soda and garnish with fresh ginger.

*This drink has 70 calories and 5 grams of sugar per serving compared to regular sugar-sweetened version which has 120 calories and 17 grams of sugar.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 70
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 10mg
Total Carbohydrate 12g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 5g
Erythritol** 6g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 0% DV
Vitamin C 25% DV
Calcium 0% DV
Iron 0% DV
Ginger-Lemon Cranberry Cocktail is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 60.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rejuvenating Blast I love truvia so happy to find and amazing recipe to use it in ginger is so great for your body and adding truvia makes it taste like candied ginger so delicious
Date published: 2017-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beyond Refreshing! This delicious drink is easy to make and pleasing to the senses. It has just the right amount of sweetness and avoids the cloying sweetness that can happen with other sweeteners. It is particularly delicious for those of us that are pregnant in that it includes sickness-reducing ginger, and somewhat lets us feel that we are able to have a "drink" without having the alcohol.
Date published: 2017-01-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Ginger Lemon Cranberry cocktail I've been looking for a low calorie cocktail with a little pizazz and I found it. This is delicious. The combination of Ginger, lemon and cranberry is fantastic. Give it a try - bonus: low calorie!!
Date published: 2017-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So delicious! You have to try it!!!!! Is just delicious, fresh and tasted! I loved it! you should try it!!!!!!
Date published: 2017-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Refreshing and great benefits First off, I tried this so I could enter the sweepstakes but I am so glad I did try it. It was very easy to prepare and it tasted so good and refreshing. The benefits in itself are a reason to drink this but it helps that it's so delicious. I definitely recommend this and I would recommend it.
Date published: 2017-01-05
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