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Christmas cocktail

18 DECEMBER 2012

Dish type: Drink

Currant and prosecco cocktail

Ingredients:

1 ½ tsp (6g)
Truvia® calorie-free sweetener spoonable, plus more for garnish
2 Tbsp unsweetened black currant juice
½ tsp freshly squeezed lime juice
20ml cold Prosecco
red currants, for garnish

Method:

Sprinkle Truvia® calorie-free sweetener in the bottom of a chilled champagne flute and swirl to combine.

Add currant and lime juices.

Top with Prosecco.

Garnish with red currants sprinkled with Truvia® calorie-free sweetener.


Armagnac hot toddy

Ingredients:

1¾ tsp Truvia® calorie-free sweetener spoonable
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
240ml Armagnac
480ml plus 2 Tbsps boiling water

Method:

Combine Truvia® natural sweetener, lemon juice and Armagnac in a heat-proof snifter, swirl to dissolve Truvia® natural sweetener.

Add boiling water.

Garnish with a slice of lemon and a skewer of cranberries sprinkled with Truvia® natural sweetener crystals.


Rosemary-lemon champagne cocktail

Ingredients:

1¾ tsp Truvia® calorie-free sweetener spoonable
1/4 tsp finely chopped rosemary needles, plus 1 sprig for garnish
1/2 tsp finely grated lemon zest
¾ cup cold Prosecco or Champagne
Ice

Method:

Combine 1 packet Truvia® calorie-free sweetener with chopped rosemary, zest and 1/4 cup water in a cocktail shaker that is filled with ice.

Dip the rosemary sprig in the mixture and allow extra syrup to drip off.

Sprinkle remaining Truvia® packet over the rosemary sprig.

Tap to remove excess and set aside.

Pour champagne into a chilled flute.

Add the chilled rosemary liquid.

Garnish glass with the Truvia®-dusted rosemary sprig.

Black and white Russian

Ingredients:

3 Tbsp heavy cream
¾ tsp (3g) Truvia® calorie-free sweetener spoonable
large pinch ground cardamom
large pinch ground cinnamon
160ml strong hot coffee
2 Tbsp vodka
1 Tbsp coffee liqueur

Method:

Beat the cream in a medium bowl until the cream barely holds soft peaks, set aside.

In a small bowl combine the Truvia® calorie-free sweetener with cardamom and cinnamon.

Place half the Truvia® mixture in the bottom of a mug.

Pour the coffee, vodka and coffee liqueur into the mug, stir to combine.

Spoon whipped cream over the drink.

Sprinkle whipped cream with the remaining Truvia® mixture.

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