LOW CALORIE Bees Knees Cocktail Recipe

Low Calorie Bees Knees Cocktail Recipe

This Bees Knees Cocktail recipe is low in calories thanks to an all-natural low calorie honey sweetener!

The all natural sweetener also makes these gin and lemon cocktails vegan (when made with traditional honey they are not). Which means everyone can enjoy these skinny cocktails!

Low Calorie Bees Knees Cocktail Recipe

This gin cocktail with lemonade honey drink is easy to make, and low cost as well… Much lower than ordering it at a fancy bar (or even a cheep dive bar!)

Below you will find some low calorie tips for making the bees knees cocktail low calorie, and even find a recipe for the honey syrup you’ll need.

As a bonus… you make the honey syrup as you make the bees knees recipe. Not hours before!

This low calorie bees knees cocktail is just 161 calories and low in sugar!

Low Calorie Bees Knees Cocktail Recipe

This article will supply you with everything you’ll need to make a low calorie bee’s knees cocktail recipe at home.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card. You’ll even find low calorie cocktail tips, and a nutrition label!

Bees Knees Cocktail Recipe

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Ingredients in the Bees Knees Cocktail (shopping list!)
  • How to Make a Bees Knees Gin Lemon Drink
  • Low Calorie Bees Knees Cocktail Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in a Bees Knees Drink Recipe

Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin this recipe for bumble bee cocktail to Pintrest so it is safely stored for you.

Up next, a shopping list for lemon gin cocktails…

Ingredients in the Bees Knees Cocktail

The ingredients in a bee drink cocktail are very simple… Typically you only need gin, honey, and lemon.

But to keep this cocktail low calorie, we have made a small modification we think you’ll love. (Best of all, it makes the recipe even simpler!)

Low Calorie Tips for Making a Honey Bee Cocktail:

  • All-natural low calorie honey sweetener… we found this all natural honey flavored sweetener and can’t get enough of it! Best of all, it means you can make a vegan bees knees cocktail!
  • Real Lemon Juice… skip the preservative (and often sugar) filled store bought lemon juice and just buy a lemon for this recipe. You’ll want the lemon twist for the garnish anyway, might as well get the real thing!
Low Calorie Bees Knees Cocktail Recipe

Shopping List for Gin Lemon Cocktail Recipes:

Since you need lemon juice and a lemon twist… just get a lemon for the cocktail. You’ll want 1/4 lemon per cocktail (just incase you were wondering).

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many cocktails with gin and lemon you want to make, and it will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for this gin honey cocktail can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Up next, how to make honey gin cocktails at home…

How to Make a Bees Knees Gin Lemon Drink

To bee honest (pun intended) you can make this gin with honey cocktail in a tall glass. But if you want the frothy top, you do need a shaker.

If you happen to be in the market for some new bar ware, we have created a low cost guide below.

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Bees Knees Cocktail Recipe

How to Make Gin Cocktails with Lemon and Honey:

  1. To a cocktail shaker, add the all-natural low calorie honey sweetener and hot water. Use a spoon to mix well until the all-natural low calorie honey sweetener is dissolved.
  2. Add the gin and lemon juice to the shaker, and top with ice.
  3. Cover and shake until well, until chilled.
  4. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with a lemon twist.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for a low calorie bee’s knees recipe…

Low Calorie Bees Knees Cocktail Recipe

These lemon cocktails gin drinks are easy to make, and pack a punch! Best of all, we made this lemon gin cocktail low in calories and sugar so it won’t ruin your diet!

The Bee’s Knees drink, also known as a Gin Bee, or Honey Gin Cocktail is elegant and refined. And a great way to impress your guests!

Low Calorie Bees Knees Cocktail Recipe

Bees Knees Gin Lemon Cocktail {LOW CALORIE}

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This low calorie Bees Knees Cocktail is just 161 calories, thanks to the low calorie, all-natural low calorie honey sweetener.
You can use regular honey, it will add some calories… but it also means you can make the recipe for this gin lemon cocktail all ion one shaker.
Below, you'll learn how to make the honey syrup as you're making the cocktails with gin and lemon… not before (which requires chilling for some time).
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course cocktails
Cuisine American
Servings 1 cocktail
Calories 161 kcal

Equipment

  • Cocktail shaker

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • To a cocktail shaker, add the all-natural low calorie honey sweetener and hot water. Use a spoon to mix well until the all-natural low calorie honey sweetener is dissolved.
  • Add the gin and lemon juice to the shaker, and top with ice.
  • Cover and shake until well, until chilled.
  • Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with a lemon twist.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 1drinkCalories: 161kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 0.2gFat: 0.2gSaturated Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 7mgPotassium: 36mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 2gCalcium: 2mgIron: 0mg
Keyword cocktails, drinks, happy hour
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Up next, how many calories are in a bees knees drink….

Nutrition and Calories in a Bees Knees Drink Recipe

Thanks to our low calorie cocktail tips and tricks, we were able to cut calories and sugar from this gin lemon drink.

Be sure to see the next section for more low calorie cocktail recipes… keep scrolling!!

Bees Knees Cocktail Recipe

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