Long Island Iced Tea

  • 5MINS
  • 121KCAL

This Long Island Iced Tea is a refreshing summer treat, perfect if you are counting calories or following plans like Weight Watchers!

NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories121
  • Carbs7g
  • Protein1g
  • Fat0.1g
  • Saturates0.01g
  • Sugars5g

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This slimming friendly, Long Island Iced Tea is a refreshing summer cocktail that’s perfect if you’re counting calories or following a plan like Weight Watchers.

When we asked in our Facebook group for cocktail requests, this Long Island Iced Tea came second, so we thought we’d give it a go.

This cocktail is definitely up there in terms of how much alcohol it has in it and for 121 calories a glass, who can complain?

Our Long Island Iced Tea is fantastic when served at any celebratory occasions such as Christmas or birthdays and it’s super quick and easy to make too!

What diets is this Long Island Iced Tea suitable for?

This Long Island Iced Tea recipe is suitable for dairy free and gluten free diets.

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Long Island Iced Tea recipe?

  • You need to count 4 Points per portion of this Long Island Iced Tea recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 4 Points per portion of this Long Island Iced Tea recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 4 Points per portion of this Long Island Iced Tea recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make this Long Island Iced Tea?

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First, you’ll need a good sized jug or pitcher (about 1 litre). Don’t worry if you haven’t got one, you can pick up one like this on Amazon.

You’ll also need some nice glasses, like these hi-ball tumblers from Amazon.

How many calories are in this Long Island Iced Tea?

There are 121 calories per portion in this Long Island Iced Tea, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

This Long Island Iced Tea is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Half fill a big jug with ice.

Step 2

Pour in the gin, tequila and white rum.

Step 3

Add the lime juice, orange cordial and sliced oranges.

Step 4

Top up with diet cola and serve in a tall glass with some more ice and orange slices.

What could I serve with this Long Island Iced Tea?

Our Long Island Iced Tea recipe works really well with a wide range of occasions, but we think it works particularly well when served as part of a barbecue alongside the following dishes:

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How long can you keep Long Island Iced Tea in the fridge?

Ideally, you should drink this Long Island Iced Tea immediately as you may find it goes flat if stored in the fridge for longer than an hour or so.

Can I freeze this Long Island Iced Tea?

No, this recipe isn’t suitable for freezing!

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Long Island Iced Tea

This Long Island Iced Tea is a refreshing summer treat, perfect if you are counting calories or following plans like Weight Watchers!
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • KCals 121
  • Carbs 7G
WW Points
  • 4 Green
  • 4 Blue
  • 4 Purple

Ingredients

  • ice
  • 1 large orange sliced
  • 25 ml gin
  • 25 ml tequila
  • 35 ml white rum
  • 1 lime juice only, about 30ml
  • 1 glug sugar free orange cordial about 30ml, but you can add more or less depending on taste
  • 1 can diet cola

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Instructions

  1. Half fill a big jug with ice.
  2. Pour in the gin, tequila and white rum.
  3. Add the lime juice, orange cordial and sliced oranges.
  4. Top up with diet cola and serve in a tall glass with some more ice and orange slices.

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MonicaTuesday 30th May 2017

Your Long Island Iced Tea cocktail recipe was just fabulous!
Thank you
Best regards
Monica x

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    KateThursday 1st June 2017

    Hi Monica
    Glad you like it!

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