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Citrus Spritzer

Yield Makes 4 servings


  • 1 1/4 cups blood orange juice or regular orange juice
  • 2 cups Melogold or white grapefruit juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups club soda
  • 4 blood orange or regular orange slices

Nutrition Information

  • calories 285
  • caloriesfromfat 0.9 %
  • protein 1.3 g
  • fat 0.3 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 72 g
  • fiber 0.6 g
  • sodium 27 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Pour blood orange juice into ice cube trays to just below divider rims. Freeze until solid, at least 2 hours.

  2. Meanwhile, in a 1 1/2- to 2-quart pan over high heat, stir 1 cup Melogold juice and sugar until mixture boils and sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes. Let cool, then cover and chill, at least 2 hours. Or nest pan in ice water and stir often until cold, about 10 minutes.

  3. 5{en juice cubes from trays and divide cubes equally among glasses (about 2 cups each). Pour equal portions of Melogold juice and the chilled fruit juice syrup into each glass, then fill to rim with club soda. Garnish with blood orange slices.