Drink Recipes

May 22, 2009

Champagne Sorbet

Champagne Sorbet

Alcohol sorbet defrosts quickly, so leave this in the machine until moments before serving. Serve as part of a long dinner or for dessert with fresh strawberries.

1 bottle (about 3 cups) Champagne
1 1/2 cups simple syrup

Pour the Champagne and simple syrup into the bowl of the machine and freeze. Makes about 5 cups.

December 28, 2008

Cranberry Punch

Cranberry Punch

2 cups cranberries
2 cups water
1 cup sugar
Cook to pulp, then strain. When cooled, add the following:

Juice of 3 lemons
Juice of 1 lime
1 quart gingerale
Red and green cherries

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September 14, 2008

Diabetic Drinks – Berry Lemonade

Drink Recipes – Berry Lemonade

Prep Time: 5 mins. Ready In: 5 mins.

1-1/2 quarts cold water, divided
1 pkg. (12 oz.) frozen unsweetened raspberries
1 tub COUNTRY TIME Lemonade Flavor Sugar Free Low Calorie Drink Mix

PLACE 3 cups of the water, raspberries and drink mix in blender
container; cover. Blend on high speed until smooth; strain fruit
mixture to remove seeds. Pour into large plastic or glass pitcher.
Stir in remaining 3 cups water.

REFRIGERATE until ready to serve. Stir before serving.

Makes 8 servings

Quench your thirst with this low calorie beverage. It’s also an
excellent source of vitamin C.

Nutrition Info (per Serving): Calories 25, Total Fat 0 g, Saturated Fat 0 g,
Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 5 mg, Total Carbohydrate 5 g, Dietary Fiber less than 1 g,
Sugars 4 g, Protein 0 g, Vitamin A 0 % DV, Vitamin C 25 % DV, Calcium 0 % DV,
Iron 0 % DV

Diet Exchange: 1/2 Fruit

February 26, 2008

Easy Strawberry Martini

Ingredients

– 2 oz gin
– 1 teaspoon dry vermouth
– 1 teaspoon strawberry syrup
Directions
Stir all ingredients and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.Decorate with a fresh strawberry.

February 21, 2008

Afterburner

3/4 oz Grenadine

3/4 oz Sambuca

float blue Curacao

In a shot glass, layer in order with float of Curacao on top.

February 20, 2008

Corpse Reviver 1

1.0 fl. oz. of Brandy

0.5 fl. oz. of Calvados

0.5 fl. oz. of Sweet Vermouth

Ice

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with the ice, shake, strain into a martini glass, garnish with a Slice of Apple.

February 19, 2008

High Voltage

1.5 fl. oz. of Scotch Whisky

1.0 fl. oz. of Triple Sec or Cointreau

1.0 fl. oz. of Lime Juice

Soda Water

Ice

Combine all ingredients (except Soda Water) in a cocktail shaker with the ice, shake, strain into a tumbler filled with ice, top with Soda Water, stir.

February 18, 2008

Mulled Cider

Yield: 7 (1 cup) servings

Source: “The Diabetes Snack Munch Nibble Nosh Book”

INGREDIENTS

– 6 cups hot decaffeinated or caffeinated tea

– 1 cup orange juice

– 2 tablespoons lemon juice

– 3/4 cup Splenda, or to taste

– 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

– 1/4 teaspoon orange extract

– 1 cinnamon stick

– 6 whole cloves

DIRECTIONS

Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to

a simmer. Simmer for 20 minutes to allow the spices to

permeate the liquid. Ladle into mugs. Leftovers will keep

in the refrigerator 2 to 3 days. Rewarm in the microwave.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 cup):

Calories: 30, Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 7 mg,

Dietary Fiber: 0 g, Sugars: 6 g, Protein: 0 g

Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 Carbohydrate

February 15, 2008

Berry Lemonade

Prep Time: 5 mins. Ready In: 5 mins.

1-1/2 quarts cold water, divided

1 pkg. (12 oz.) frozen unsweetened raspberries

1 tub COUNTRY TIME Lemonade Flavor Sugar Free Low Calorie Drink Mix

PLACE 3 cups of the water, raspberries and drink mix in blender

container; cover. Blend on high speed until smooth; strain fruit

mixture to remove seeds. Pour into large plastic or glass pitcher.

Stir in remaining 3 cups water.

REFRIGERATE until ready to serve. Stir before serving.

Makes 8 servings

Quench your thirst with this low calorie beverage. It’s also an

excellent source of vitamin C.

Nutrition Info (per Serving): Calories 25, Total Fat 0 g, Saturated Fat 0 g,

Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 5 mg, Total Carbohydrate 5 g, Dietary Fiber less than 1 g,

Sugars 4 g, Protein 0 g, Vitamin A 0 % DV, Vitamin C 25 % DV, Calcium 0 % DV,

Iron 0 % DV

Diet Exchange: 1/2 Fruit

February 12, 2008

Vodka Slush

1 cup vodka

1 can frozen orange juice Small

1 can frozen lemonade small

1 cup strong tea

3/4 cup sugar

3 1/2 cups water

Freeze in ice gream pail. Scoop out. Add 7 Up or any uncola soda.

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