This Keto Blueberry Moscow Mule is perfect for summer sipping, and won’t kick you out of ketosis! Coming it at only 72 calories and 2g net carbs, this is going to be your new favorite keto cocktail!
When pondering my options for a blueberry themed summer cocktail to post this month, I almost passed this Keto Blueberry Moscow Mule concept by. Moscow Mules are typically considered more a winter drink, maybe because of the ginger. But my love of ginger and the Moscow mule cocktail in all it’s forms cannot be bound by season.
So I went for it and I promise you’ll be glad I did! As an added bonus, these are a gorgeous color, so you can forsake your usual copper mugs and serve it a glass tumbler to fully appreciate the experience!
To get the pretty color and blueberry flavor for these low carb Moscow Mules, I pureed fresh (you could also use frozen) blueberries with a little sweetener and water. Then I strained it through a fine strainer to get all of the seeds and skins out.
It takes a couple of extra minutes to do it this way, but the results are worth it, and the blueberry juice can be stored in the refrigerator or even frozen until you need it.
I recommend making a big batch of the juice while blueberries are in season, and then you’ll have some available whenever the craving for this Keto Blueberry Moscow Mule strikes. The amount called for in this recipe makes enough for about 12 mules.
I used diet ginger beer for this Keto Blueberry Mule recipe but if you can’t get it, you can make the keto ginger syrup I use in these keto Minty Moscow Mules that I posted a couple of years ago. Just leave out the mint and pour in the blueberry juice and you’ll be very close to the flavors in this version.
I chose to garnish the rim of my Keto Blueberry Moscow Mules with a mix of cinnamon and granulated erythritol (I used Swerve) and it worked like a charm. The hint of cinnamon in each sip gave it a homey flavor, reminiscent of blueberry pie – but with a ginger kick. Hard to describe, awesome to experience.
I highly recommend the rim garnish if you can, but these Keto Blueberry Moscow Mules are still refreshing and delicious without it!
If you’re in need of some keto friendly party food to serve with these, check out this keto cocktails and party food post next!Print
Keto Blueberry Moscow Mule Cocktail
- Total Time: 5 minutes
- Yield: 1 cocktail 1x
A deliciously refreshing keto blueberry Moscow mule that you can enjoy all year long! Atkins, low carb, gluten free and low calorie with only 72 calories and 2g net carbs per serving!
For the blueberry juice:
- 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
- 1 tablespoon granulated erythritol (or other) sweetener
- 1/3 cup water
To make the cocktail:
- 1/2 ounce blueberry juice from above method
- 1 ounce vodka
- 1/2 teaspoon lime juice
- 4 ounces diet ginger beer
- 1 teaspoon granulated erythritol sweetener
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
To make the blueberry juice:
- Combine the blueberries, sweetener and water in a small blender and blend until smooth.
- Pour the blueberry juice through a fine strainer and press through.
- Discard the skins and seeds.
- Store the blueberry juice in the refrigerator or freezer until ready to use.
To make the cocktail:
- Combine the blueberry juice, vodka, and lime juice in a cocktail shaker with four ice cubes.
- Shake for 10 seconds.
- Add the ginger beer and mix with a spoon – don’t shake or it will lose it’s carbonation.
- On a small plate, stir together the sweetener and cinnamon and spread out.
- Drag a wedge of lime around the rim of your glass to moisten.
- Dip rim of glass in cinnamon mixture and lift carefully.
- Add ice to your glass and pour the cocktail into it.
- Garnish with lime and fresh blueberries if desired.
Only 2g net carbs per cocktail!
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Category: keto cocktails
- Serving Size: 1 cocktail
- Calories: 72
- Fat: 0
- Carbohydrates: 2g
- Fiber: 0g
- Protein: 0g
Keywords: blueberry, Moscow mule, cocktails, low carb, keto, low calorie, drinks
I’m confused by Diet soda- don’t those contain non-keto artificial sweeteners? unless you mean i think one brand is called zevia??
Krystina Beilman says
How can I make it for a 1 gallon pitcher?
I just made my blueberry juice tonight. I used monkfruit sweetner. I blended it and strained it and refrigerated the left over. I just went back to make myself another drink and it congealed. Has that happened to you?
Mellissa Sevigny says
Yes it’s very common for blended blueberries to congeal – should blend fine when you add the other ingredients though.
For the blueberry juice the recipe says “The amount called for in this recipe makes enough for about 12 mules”, but then the volume required in the ingredients list changes depending on the amount of servings. Could you please provide a little more guidance?
Mellissa Sevigny says
When you click the 1X or 2X or 3X it’s for doubling or tripling the recipe which would yield 24 or 36 which is why the ingredients list changes. Stick to 1x for the basic recipe which makes enough for 12.
Karen Donnelly says
I know that diet ginger beer is not available. Do you think diet gingerale would work? I bet it does not have a big enough kick. I remember my first ginger beer was in the Caribbean and it was pretty potent. Thanks for all you do.
Mellissa Sevigny says
You can make my ginger syrup and that will boost the ginger flavor – it can be frozen and kept as ice cubes for future use!
Vikki Morain says
Squeezing in one more entry for the Roatan trip. Who-hooooo-what a great place to celebrate 50 year anniversary, right?!!
Just stumbled upon your website today! So excited to find this!!!
Norma Crawley says
I grow Organic Blueberries and this is the perfect drink to pass onto my Customers! ( Is it OK to do that?) I’m so glad I found ‘IBIH’ I Love your ideas, Love your Wit, just got KETO for LIFE from Amazon today, will progress from the egg fast this weekend, can’t wait to try the pancakes! Actually can’t wait to try everything!!! Norma C.
PS . I’m an old Lady now and I am NOT good on the computer, so don’t know if my input is correct or going thru, I don’t know how to track the Roaton vacation thing, am I in or out of the loop? as I go I learn….. Hopefully!
David Swails says
You got me with the blueberries !!! I have them with walnuts and cinnamon in oatmeal when I’m not cooking French toast for my Dad with sugar cane syrup. I’m ready to drink myself thin again! Thanks, David Swails
This is perfect for sitting by the pool! So happy to have a great cocktail that won’t add the lbs on. ❤️❤️❤️
Kimberly Williams says
I can’t wait to try this for the 4th of July!
Tara Vancaeyzeele says
Ashley Kruger says
This look delicious! Can’t wait to try it!
Jennifer Knight says
I’m so happy for you, publishing your own book!! That’s awesome.
It’s on my list to go get your book (or Oder it) I can’t wait to have my own copy and start working with the Keto lifestyle.
I have not tried Keto yet; but with some other stuff going on; it might be the right choice for me and I’m super motivated by those who follow your blog & race about your book & recipes.
I for one, need to try the KETO BLUEBERRY MOSCOW MULE COCKTAIL, that you just posted – uh yum!!
Thank you for all your hard work.
Love to the family.