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Strawberry rouge cocktail

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This touch of the tropics in a glass brings the beach to you even if you’re landlocked. Made with Truvia®, this recipe has 28% less sugar and contains 12% fewer calories than a full sugar version.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Makes:2
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 120ml 4⅛ fl oz Rum
  • 1tsp 1tsp Balsamic vinegar
  • 6 6 Strawberries rinsed and quartered
  • 10 10 Basil leaves roughly chopped
  • 160ml 5½ fl oz Pineapple juice (no added sugar)
  • 2tbsp 2tbsp Lime juice
  • 1½tsp 1½tsp Truvia granulated sweetener
  • 80g 2⅞ oz Crushed ice

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    In a tumbler, combine the basil, strawberries and lime juice. Muddle the mixture by pounding to break up the berries and release the basil flavor

    Ingredients for this step

    • Basil
    • 6 6 Strawberries rinsed and quartered
    • 2tbsp 2tbsp Lime juice
  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Add the rum, balsamic vinegar, pineapple juice,  Truvia®, and ice into the tumbler. Shake for several minutes, until the drink is chilled and well blended.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 120ml 4⅛ fl oz Rum
    • 1tsp 1tsp Balsamic vinegar
    • 160ml 5½ fl oz Pineapple juice (no added sugar)
    • 1½tsp 1½tsp Truvia granulated sweetener
    • 80g 2⅞ oz Crushed ice
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Strain only half of the mixture, so that you still get a few pieces of basil and strawberry in each glass. Serve the drink in a well chilled martini glass.