Citrus Spritzer

recipe

Yield:

Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Sunset

Nutritional 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

Ingredients

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

Preparation

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.

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.