Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe (LOW CALORIE)

Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe

This Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe is low in calories and easy to make! To cut the calories, we use an all natural, zero calorie simple syrup. It helps shed calories without changing the flavor or diluting this cocktail.

Cosmopolitan cocktail recipes are popular for their stunning color, tart flavor, and strong potency.

Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe

This cosmo cocktail recipe is lower in calories, easy to make, and completely delicious! I love to serve it at holiday gatherings, or at New Year’s parties.

This cosmo recipe is strong though, and it goes down so easy… So be careful when enjoying this cosmo martini recipe, it packs a punch!

One little ingredient swap and you have a low calorie cosmo cocktail! It’s so easy you’ll want to use this skinny hack on all your drink recipes!

Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe

Cosmopolitan recipes are tart, so we do recommend you pick a middle or top shelf vodka. Otherwise the cosmo drink recipe will be overpowered by the flavor of vodka.

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In this article you’ll find everything you need to make cosmos drinks. From cosmopolitan ingredients, to a guide on how to make a cosmo, even a printable recipe card!

Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe

These cosmo recipes can be doubled or tripled in the handy recipe card.

There you can double or triple the recipe with the ingredient multiplier buttons. This way all of the math is done for you!

Here’s What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Cosmopolitan Cocktail Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make a Cosmopolitan
  • Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe (printable recipe card!)
  • Cosmopolitan Calories and Nutrition

This article will supply you with all you need to make the best Cosmopolitan drink recipe. From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card.

This is the easiest cosmos recipe you’ll find, and lower in calories than the average cocktail recipe cosmopolitan martini.

What’s in a Cosmopolitan? A Cosmopolitan Martini Recipe is made with vodka, orange liquor, cranberry juice, lemon juice, and simple syrup.

Cosmopolitan Cocktail Ingredients

This section will review the cosmopolitan cocktail ingredients so you know what’s in a cosmo drink recipe.

I’ll share my low calorie ingredient swap. This way you can make this Cosmopolitan drink recipe lower in calories, without changing the flavor or the potency.

Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe

After this section you will know what is a cosmopolitan made of, and how to make it lower in calories.

Cosmo ingredients are pretty basic, I recommend picking a middle or top shelf vodka for this cocktail recipe. Absolute vodka is my favorite for this cosmo recipe, but anything in that range will work well.

Cosmopolitan Drink Shopping List:

Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe

Now that we’ve discussed cosmo ingredients and what is in a cosmopolitan, we can move onto how to make a cosmopolitan…

All of the measurements, directions, nutrition and more can be found in the recipe card below. There you can decide how many cosmos cocktails you want to make, and use the buttons to do the measurement math for you!

You can find the measurements of the cosmopolitan drink ingredients in the recipe card below… There you can use the buttons to do the math so you know exactly how much to pour for 1, or 3 cosmo drinks.

How to Make a Cosmopolitan

Now that you know what is a cosmo cocktail made of, we can move onto how to make a cosmopolitan.

Cosmos cocktail recipes have become famous thanks to the hit show Sex and the City. But you don’t have to be drinking with your friends at a hip bar to enjoy this fantastic low calorie cocktail.

Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe

Cosmopolitan cocktail recipes are easy and impressive! Make a batch for New Years. Or the next time you have dinner guests.

Or make just one for yourself… With the handy measurement calculator below you don’t have to do the math to double or triple this recipe for cosmopolitan drinks.

How to Make a Cosmopolitan:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Add ice and shake until well-chilled.
  3. Strain into a chilled glass.
  4. Garnish with an orange twist.
Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe

In the next section you will find all of this information to make a cosmopolitan martini in one place.

From the measurements for ingredients, to the how to guide. Even cosmopolitan calories and a link to the zero calorie simple syrup.

What alcohol is in a Cosmopolitan? Cosmopolitan drink recipes are made with vodka, and orange liqueur…

Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe

This easy to make Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe will quickly become one of your favorite homemade cocktail recipes!

Be sure to share this recipe card to your Pintrest wall so you have it handy anytime you want a homemade happy hour!

Helpful Tip: You can add a splash of club soda to make a fizzy version of this low calorie cocktail! I like serve it in a highball glass over ice when I do this.

Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe

Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe

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Thanks to the use of all natural, zero calorie simple syrup, this Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe is low in calories without changing the flavor or potency!
Try this cosmo martini recipe at homemade happy hours, holiday gatherings, or just to relax on a Friday night at home.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course cocktails, Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 167 kcal


  • Cocktail shaker


  • 0.75 oz orange liquor like Cointreau
  • 2 oz vodka
  • 0.25 oz cranberry juice
  • 0.75 oz fresh lime juice
  • 0.25 oz zero calorie simple syrup


  • Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  • Add ice and shake until well-chilled.
  • Strain into a chilled glass.
  • Garnish with an orange twist.



Serving: 1drinkSodium: 1mgCalcium: 1mgSugar: 8.8gFiber: 0.3gPotassium: 13mgCholesterol: 0mgCalories: 167kcalSaturated Fat: 0gFat: 0gProtein: 0gCarbohydrates: 9.1gIron: 0mg
Keyword cocktails, drinks, vodka
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