This low carb hurricane is my version of the popular cocktail from New Orleans! It's sugar free, dairy free, and keto friendly.
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The Hurricane cocktail is a sweet alcoholic drink made with rum, lemon or lime juice, and passion fruit syrup. It is one of many popular drinks served in New Orleans and was invented in the 1940s. It is traditionally served in the tall, curvy eponymous “hurricane glass”.
To make this cocktail sugar free and keto-friendly, I had to make a LOT of changes! Well, the rum stays, as does the lime juice – and I really do think you need fresh lime juice for this drink. The orange juice has been replaced with an extract (like I used in my low carb margarita), and of course I've used my low carb simple syrup in place of a high-sugar version.
The passion fruit substitute was a little trickier, but I found an unsweetened passion fruit concentrate on Amazon!
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How to Make a Low Carb Hurricane Cocktail
Start by adding the light rum, dark rum, fresh lime juice, orange extract, passion fruit flavoring and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker, together with some ice.
Add a little water and shake well.
Strain into a hurricane glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a slice of lime.
This keto hurricane cocktail is sweet, fruity, and refreshing. Perfect for a hot summer's day!
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- 2 tablespoons light rum
- 2 tablespoons dark rum
- 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
- 1 tablespoon low carb simple syrup, or more to taste
- 1 teaspoon orange extract
- ½ teaspoon passion fruit flavoring
- ¼ cup water
- slice of lime, for garnish
- Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker and shake well. Test for sweetness and add more syrup if necessary.
- Strain into a hurricane glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a slice of lime.
1.6g net carbs per serving (whole recipe)
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Nutrition InformationYield 1 Serving Size Whole recipe
Amount Per Serving Calories 106Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 0.8mgCarbohydrates 1.7gNet Carbohydrates 1.6gFiber 0.1gSugar 0.6gProtein 0.1g
Nutritional information for this recipe is provided as a courtesy and is my best approximation. I cannot guarantee completely accurate data due to variations in ingredients and cooking methods. Carbohydrates from sugar alcohols are not included in net carb counts as it has been shown that they do not impact blood sugar. Net carbs are the total carbs minus fiber.
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