Sugar Free Rhubarb Mojito

sugar free rhubarb mojito

“The perfect refreshing mojito, made with a keto sugar free rhubarb simple syrup! Have your cocktail and forget the carbs!”

Sugar Free Rhubarb Mojito:

This week’s Bon Appeteach “Book Club” cocktail was inspired by the classic Nicholas Sparks novel, A Walk to Rum-Member…. yup, rum-member that one from 1999?

I do. #causeimoldnow

This week’s rum inspired cocktail, is a riff on a classic mojito. Summer months always remind me of rhubarb season, and it’s fairly low in carbs and brings a unique flavor profile to a classic cocktail.

I created a keto, sugar free, rhubarb simple syrup using my keto simple syrup recipe. You can easily use regular sugar too, if that’s you jam.

sugar free rhubarb mojito

If you do plan on making this a sugar free cocktail, make sure to read more about how I make this syrup keto friendly, because no all low carb sweeteners are created equal and will work with this recipe!

Find the full recipe below for my Sugar Free Rhubarb Mojito and read on for a few tips and tricks to making the perfect crowd pleasing, low carb rum cocktail!

“School” Supplies:

  • 3 oz Rhubarb Simple Syrup (see ingredients below)
  • 2 oz White Rum
  • 4-5 Mint Leaves
  • 1/2 Lime, juiced
  • Ice
  • Extra Mint & Rhubarb stalks for garnish

“Class” Notes:

I love when you can build a cocktail right in the glass! It makes it that much easier and also I love when there are less dishes. I did make the rhubarb keto simple syrup ahead of time for ease, but it can still be made the day of and used, just plan ahead a little so it has time to cool!

sugar free rhubarb mojito

In a Collins glass, I start by muddling a few mint leaves. This should be a gentle motion that releases the natural aromatics and oils in the mint leaf.

 Squeeze in the juice of half a lime, add the rhubarb syrup, and then the rum!

sugar free rhubarb mojito

Next, pour in crushed ice and top with club soda. Add a few more mint springs for garnish and I made a fun rhubarb ribbon with my peeler to make a pretty garnish. But also, feel free to just stir it a bit with straw and drink it down. Because it’s delicious.

sugar free rhubarb mojito

This cocktail pairs so well with my easy smoked shrimp or make tortilla chips with my Keto tortilla recipe and enjoy some homemade guac too! Find the full recipe for this refreshing low carb mojito below and be sure to follow along every Friday evening over on Instagram and watch me make the cocktail live! 

Bon Appeteach,

-L

Yield: 1

Sugar Free Rhubarb Mojito

Sugar Free Rhubarb Mojito

A bright and refreshing riff on a classic mojito. Make a keto rhubarb simple syrup to elevate your mojito rum cocktail to the next level.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • Keto Simple Syrup Recipe
  • 1 Large Stalk of Rhubarb, diced
  • For The Cocktail:
  • 3 oz Rhubarb Simple Syrup (see ingredients below)
  • 2 oz White Rum
  • 4-5 Mint Leaves
  • 1/2 Lime, juiced
  • Club Soda as needed
  • Ice
  • Extra Mint & Rhubarb stalks for garnish

Instructions

  1. Make the Keto Simple Syrup and add the diced rhubarb to it and allow it to simmer on medium low until the rhubarb breaks up. Remove from the heat and allow it to steep for an hour and cool in the fridge after straining until ready to use. Keep for 7 days.
  2. For the cocktail, in a Collins glass muddle the 4-5 mint leaves in the bottom of the glass. Add in the rhubarb syrup, lime juice, and rum. Add the ice and top with the club soda. Garnish with extra mint stalks and rhubarb.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving:Calories: 106 Total Fat: 0g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 36mg Carbohydrates: 4g Net Carbohydrates: 2g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 2g Sugar Alcohols: 2g Protein: 0g
Obtained using My Fitness Pal. I am not nor do I claim to be a nutritionist, so it is important to always verify the nutritional information as brands vary. I work hard to always provide the most accurate information as possible in hopes of making this easier for you, my reader.

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