Daiquiri is a classic rum cocktail where the main ingredient is rum (my favourite!), fruit and sugar. And guess how many carbs an average lime Daiquiri has? Did you know that classic Daiquiri contains about 20-25 g of net carbs of which 16-20 g is sugar — all this just in one cocktail!
I made this low-carb alternative using just a few drops of stevia and it tastes great — even my non-keto friends couldn't tell the difference!
One serving recipe contains just 3.6 g of net carbs. And you can make it almost zero-carb: Substitute half of the juiced lime with some natural lime or lemon extract, 1-2 drops of essential oil.
To read more about the effects of alcohol on low-carb, check out our guide to alcohol.
Allergy information for Low-Carb Daiquiri Cocktail
✔ Gluten free
✔ Dairy free
✔ Egg free
✔ Nut free
✔ Nightshade free
✔ Pork free
✔ Avocado free
✔ Coconut free
✔ Fish free
✔ Shellfish free
Nutritional values (per serving)
Net carbs3.5 grams
Calories from carbs 93%, protein 5%, fat 2%
Total carbs3.7 gramsFiber0.2 gramsSugars0.7 gramsSaturated fat0 gramsSodium11 mg(0% RDA)Magnesium6 mg(1% RDA)Potassium52 mg(3% EMR)
Ingredients (makes 1 serving)
- 1 large lime, juiced (about 3 tbsp)
- 1 shot dark or white rum (45 ml/ 1 1/2 fl oz)
- 3-6 drops liquid Stevia extract, powdered Swerve or Erythritol, to taste
- ice to taste
- lime for garnish
- Optional: few drops of lime, lemon or orange extract
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