Citrus Spritzer



Makes 4 servings

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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


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


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.

February 2000
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