I made this kiwi lemonade drink recipe with Sweet’N Low as part of a series of sponsored posts for Socialstars. #SweetNLowStars
Summer is pretty much over. Gone. No more. I expect there to be snow on the ground next week.
Just because the glorious days of 70 degree weather are coming to an end doesn’t mean I’m not allowed to create a summery cocktail to celebrate the final dog days of summer. Hence the kiwi, the rum, and the girl with the fruit covered hat…
… wait, what?
KIWI LEMONADE INGREDIENTS
- 3oz Kiwi Infused Rum (Muddle 2 kiwis in a 12 ounce jar of rum for about a week.)
- 3oz Lemon Lime Soda
- 1.5oz Coconut Rum
- 1.5oz Lemon Juice
- 1.5oz Simple Syrup (Dissolve 8 tsp of Sweet’N Low in 1 cup of boiling water.)
- Kiwi, for garnish
- Lemon, for garnish
Optional- For an extra decorative touch, use a peeler to create strips of lemon peel for the inside of the glass. This is, of course, totally optional and will probably only interest my fellow OCD party planners. You know… presentation, presentation, presentation!
*Cue the steel drums*
This is the point of the recipe where you don your grass skirt and coconut bra. For real. Your kiwi lemonade will not give you the full Caribbean feel, your hair will not dance in the wind if you do not wear the proper attire. Trust me.
So, muddle half a kiwi in a shaker, add a handful of ice, fill with liquid summer, and hold on tight as summer draws you in. Hearing the waves crash as you fill your glass with kiwi lemonade is a beautiful, not to mention delicious, thing.
If the remaining cocktails make it to the rehearsal dinner I am hosting on 8/15, we will find out what the masses think of my kiwi lemonade. Chances are they won’t, so I guess you will have to take our word for it! Have I ever steered you wrong? <winky face>
Just like the peachy black tea cocktail from last month, using Sweet’N Low is allowing my guests a chance to indulge guilt-free. You know, we all have dresses to squeeze into in just a few short weeks!
>>Psssttt.. you should share this recipe with your socially awesome friends! You know, because you pink puffy heart me.