5 Tasty, Low Sugar Fruit Cocktail Recipes

5 Tasty, Low Sugar Fruit Cocktail Recipes All Worthy of Celebration


It’s a celebration clap, clap bravo let’s toast in style with these tasty low-sugar cocktails. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, milestone, or just getting through the day we’re HERE for it. Cheers to that!

Did you know that fruit spread is a low-sugar alternative to those sugary processed syrups that are typically used in fruity cocktails? Using Fruit Spread instead of syrup will not only lower your calorie count (winning!) but more importantly add intense fruity flavor. We’re not kidding, fruit spread is the perfect addition to any cocktail and boy, do we have some tasty recipes to share with you. Sour, spicy, sweet no matter your preference we’ve got a low sugar cocktail recipe worthy of any celebration!

These cocktail recipes are perfectly sweetened with the one, the only Crofter’s Fruit Spread! Since all our spreads contain 33% less sugar than regular jams, these cocktails will add bright fruit flavor without the extra junk. Here’s to drinking responsibly and calling an Uber if we have a little too much fun!

Crofter’s is all about quality, that’s why these cocktails are #MixologistApproved by Russell Davis himself! He actually created each tasty concoction we’re about to share…

We need to set the tone for this first tasty cocktail. Close your eyes, imagine you’re sitting on the beach of a tropical island (*que island music*).  The breeze is light, the sand is warm on your toes with the peaceful sound of waves crashing in the background. Ahhh, we can see it now! Next, imagine you’re sipping on this My Little Rum Away cocktail, enjoying the sunshine, no worries in the world, kicked back & relaxed. Notes of pineapple, lemon + lime juice with a hefty splash of rum, and scoop of tangy Crofter’s Seville Orange Just Fruit Spread. It will be sure to take your taste buds to that tropical oasis just described. Ideal for a summer celebration!

A little party never hurt nobody! Go back to the Gatsby Era with our take on this roaring twenties classic. Fizzy sparking water accompanied by notes of basil & lemon, a splash of gin bursting with juicy blackberry flavor from Crofter’s Blackberry Fruit Spread. Presenting you the Basil & Black-Berry Basil Sour, this cocktail is sure to be a hit at your Speakeasy!

Drinking Under ‘Sage’ cocktail is not for the lighthearted. Vodka and Elderflower liqueur base, with a splash of Meyer lemon juice, hint of sage, and a hefty scoop of Crofter’s Morello Cherry Fruit Spread—this low sugar cocktail is jam-packed with a deliciously unique flavor profile. Beware, this one will sneak up on you, but it is oh-so yummy!

Hello Tequila, my old friend, I’ve come to talk with you again! Who doesn’t love a tasty margarita?! This Cilantro Mango Margarita will take your Margarita game to a whole-nother-level! Tequila, fresh squeezed lime juice, cilantro, a generous scoop of Crofter’s Mango Fruit Spread and you’ve got yourself the perfect recipe for an un’forgettable’ night. Cheers to Tacos and Margs—not all heroes wear capes!

Not feeling alcohol, don’t worry we’ve got you covered! Refreshing coconut water accompanied by cucumber slices, fresh squeezed lime juice, and Crofter’s Strawberry Fruit Spread garnished with a sprig of mint—introducing the Playa Breeze! This is sure to quench your thirst on the warmest summer day. Makes the perfect Mocktail for all ages and all celebrations, cheers!

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No matter how big or how small the celebration is—you’re sure to enjoy making one of these 5 tasty, low sugar cocktail recipes BURSTING with real fruit flavor! Life’s a party and we’re all just along for the ride, enjoy it!

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