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Vanilla-Plum Water

Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Robyn Valarik
Total time 5 mins
Yield Serves 1 (serving size: 2 cups)
The flavors here combine to form an almost dessertlike drink--but with no added sugar.


  • 1 red plum, cut into chunks
  • Dash vanilla extract
  • 2 cups cold sparkling water

Nutrition Information

  • calories 8
  • caloriesfromfat 5 %
  • protein 0.1 g
  • fat 0.0 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 1.7 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • sodium 20 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Put plum and vanilla in a large cocktail shaker. Add 1 tbsp. water; mash well with a muddler or end of a wooden spoon.

  2. Stir in sparkling water, cover, then strain into an ice-filled glass (for a clearer drink, pour through cheesecloth).