Italian Cherry Margarita

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This refreshing cocktail blends the flavors of cherries, lime, and almonds. This recipe has 43% fewer calories* and 71 % less sugar* per serving than the full-sugar version.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Serving size: 5 fluid oz

Calories: 170

*This cocktail has 170 calories and 13 grams of sugar per serving compared to the full-sugar version that has 300 calories and 46 grams of sugar per serving.

Ingredients

Cocktail

Mocktail

  • 5 sweet dark cherries, seeds and stems removed.

  • 2 tsp Truvia® Liquid Sweetener - Original Flavor

  • 34 oz fresh squeezed lime juice

  • 1 12 oz club soda

  • 12 oz of diet cola

  • 12 tsp of almond extract

  • Ice

Directions

Cocktail
  • 1.

    Add the cherries, Truvia Liquid Sweetener, and lime juice to a shaker.

  • 2.

    Muddle the cherries into a pulp, making sure each cherry is fully broken apart.

  • 3.

    Add the tequila and amaretto.

  • 4.

    Add a handful of ice and shake for 30 seconds or until the shaker produces cold condensation all around the outside.

  • 5.

    Strain into a cocktail glass filled with ice and garnish with fresh cherries. Cheers!

  • 6.

    Enjoy right away or refrigerate.

Mocktail (may affect the nutrition values)
  • 7.

    Add the cherries, Truvia Liquid Sweetener, and lime juice to a shaker.

  • 8.

    Muddle the cherries into a pulp, making sure each cherry is fully broken apart.

  • 9.

    Swap the tequila with club soda and substitute the 1 oz of amaretto with 12 oz of diet cola and 12 tsp of almond extract.

  • 10.

    Add a handful of ice and mix for 30 seconds.

  • 11.

    Strain into a cocktail glass filled with ice and garnish with fresh cherries. Cheers!

  • 12.

    Enjoy right away or refrigerate.

Nutrition Per Serving

Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 14g
Dietary Fiber <1g
Total Sugars 13g
Includes 10g Added Sugars
Protein 0g
Vitamin D 0mcg
Calcium 10mg
Iron 0.1mg
Potassium 10mg

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