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This Low Carb Sparkling Blackberry Bourbon Smash is a great spin on the classic cocktail! It contains deliciously sweet blackberries which have been muddled to release their sweet flavors, lime juice for a little citrusy vibe and fresh mint for a little flare! This drink is made in minutes and is a great way to relax after a long week at work!
Whether it’s 5 o’clock somewhere or it’s a weekend hanging out with the girls, our blackberry smash cocktail is sure to be refreshing. With very little prep and few ingredients, this drink is made in less than 5 minutes.
It’s got just enough sweetness when you use fresh blackberries that are in season, but if they’re not in season they could be a little tart so taste test before you serve to your guests.
You made need to add a few drops of liquid stevia extract to the keto cocktail, but don’t worry adding this won’t increase the carb content of the drink.
This cocktail is fun and fruity! You won’t even believe it only has 2g of total carbs per serving! One of those grams of carbs is fiber too!
In this keto version, we’ve skipped the high sugar sweeteners and instead let the natural sweetness of the blackberries shine through. You won’t find any honey, simple syrup or granulated sugar in this cocktail!
If you’re a huge fan of making low carb cocktails, check out our keto simple syrup. It will become a staple in your wet bar!
If you’re new to keto and don’t know which sweeteners are low in carbs and which ones should be avoided, check out our keto sweeteners guide. It will help you navigate the shopping aisles and online market places to you don’t accidentally get sugared.
Low Carb Sparkling Blackberry Bourbon Smash Ingredients
- fresh blackberries
- sparkling water
- crushed ice
- fresh lime
- mint leaves
PRO TIP: If you don’t like bourbon you can easily substitute for vodka or any other low carb liquor
How to make a Low Carb Sparkling Blackberry Bourbon Smash
First, muddle the black berries. Next, shake together the blackberries and bourbon and pour into 2 glasses.
Then, divid the water and ice between each glass, and give each a light stir. Finally, squeeze fresh lime into each and garnish with fresh mint.
PRO TIP: Fresh mint really makes this low carb cocktail pop! Don’t skip it 🙂
This ketofied blackberry bourbon smash is great for entertaining! If you need some help figuring out what to pair with this low carb cocktail check out our keto snacks and appetizers ebook.
If you still need more inspiration, check out this post we wrote on the best low carb appetizers! Many of these are quick and easy and proven to please a crowd!
If you’re looking for more low carb cocktails, we’ve got you covered! Check out some of our other keto cocktails we love.
- Keto Watermelon Mojitos
- Low Carb Blackberry Mojito Mocktail (or Cocktail)
- Keto Blueberry Moscow Mule Cocktail
- Keto Pina Colada
If you’re looking for all things keto cocktails, check out the ladies over at Boozy Ketones – they are the Queens of Keto + Booze. Follow them on IG too because they are hilarious!
If you’re looking for non-alcohol keto drinks, below are a few of our favorites. And don’t forget our favorite keto Starbucks drinks!
- Keto Lemonade
- Bulletproof Matcha Latte
- Keto Chocolate Berry Truffle Smoothie Recipe
- Keto Vanilla Cream Bulletproof Coffee
- Iced Strawberry Lemon Tea Recipe
- Keto Sangria Mocktail Recipe
- Keto Milkshake
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- 1/4 cup fresh blackberries smashed with a fork or muddled
- 2 shots bourbon
- 1 1/2 cups sparkling water
- 1 cup crushed ice
- 2 wedges lime
- 2 sprigs mint
- Shake together the blackberries and bourbon and pour into 2 glasses.
- Dive the water and ice between each glass, and give each a light stir.
- Squeeze fresh lime into each and garnish with fresh mint.
- If you don't like bourbon you can easily substitute for vodka or any other low carb liquor
- Fresh mint really makes this low carb cocktail pop! Don't skip it 🙂