Hi Friends! It’s Summer! Which means we all should be sippin on a big old bevy (aka beverage) everyday.
Last week I went to dinner with some friends, Jen and Jyl, and we were talking about how to make a dirty diet coke, and I was surprised they hadn’t heard of it! And I thought if they hadn’t heard of it, then I definitely needed to share it here with you too. It’s so good! If you’re a diet coke drinker, than you’ll love it! It’s like a bit of tropical paradise in your mouth.
Here’s the run down:
You’ve got to start with the good ice. Whether you call it pebble ice, pellet ice or crushed ice, the ice with any icy cold beverage is key. My local gas station sells the good ice by the bag, or I know Sonic sells it too.
Once you’ve added your diet coke to your ice, you’ll add a big lime wedge. Not a slice…you need a wedge here to squeeze it all in!
Finish off with the special ingredient: the Torani sugar free coconut syrup. Stir it all around and enjoy!
One last thing…I need to share a little tip with you. In keepin’ it real, I need to share that truthfully, I can’t stand drinking out of those darling striped paper straws, they gross me out. It’s just that I think they’re too cute and I love to use them as a photo prop when I can.
For the best icy cold bevy experience, I love a big 32oz. sturdy plastic cup, one I can squeeze the ice around if I need to. I then love to put that cup into a big sonic cup that I reuse and reuse. The styrofoam Sonic cup keeps the ice frozen for so long, it’s awesome! No condensation on your hands too. And a skinny plastic straw. You’ll have to try it!
*I first learned how to make a dirty diet coke on my favorite local show Studio 5, and after that I had to try it! Apparently, the Torani sugar-free coconut syrup is hard to find here in Utah right now. Typically you can find it at the World Market stores or Orson Gygi (a specialty kitchen store), but they can’t keep it in stock. I found mine on Amazon.
I’d love to know, have you tried this yet? Are you a big diet coke drinker?