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No Sugar Added Fig Moscow Mules

These delicious drinks were the result of a personal challenge: create a light, summer drink with a simple syrup made from fruit alone. It's delicious, balanced - and not too sweet!

Course Drinks
Keyword drinks, mocktail, moscow mule, no sugar, paleo
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 drinks
Author Kacia | Coconut Robot

Ingredients

Fig and Fruit Syrup

  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 Figs quartered
  • 1 cup Champagne Grapes swap in: plums (quartered) or grapes (halved)
  • 5 leaves Mint muddled/bruised/ripped

Drink Ingredients

  • 1-2 oz Vodka
  • 1/2 lime roughly one tablespoon
  • Ginger Beer depends on glass size/mocktail/preference
  • 3 leaves Mint
  • 1/4 Fig sliced
  • 1/3 cup Ice

Instructions

Fig and Fruit Syryup

  1. Combine water, figs, grapes and mint to a small sauce pan over medium heat. 

  2. As fruit softens, smash with a wooden spoon. Simmer for roughly 10 minutes, uncovered to allow liquid to reduce. 

  3. Remove from heat and allow to cool. 

Put it All Together

  1. In your cocktail shaker, add vodka, lime, half of your fruit syrup and ice. 

  2. Pour into your cup or mug of choice, top with ginger beer. 

  3. Finish with a fresh mint leaf and a fig slice. 

  4. Enjoy!