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Florida Spritzer

Yield Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups ruby red grapefruit juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 (2-inch) cinnamon stick
  • Crushed ice
  • Ginger ale
  • Garnishes: grapefruit rind, cinnamon sticks

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Discard cinnamon stick. Chill grapefruit mixture in refrigerator.

  2. Fill 4 (8-ounce) glasses with ice; add 1/3 cup grapefruit mixture to each. Fill glasses with ginger ale; stir gently. Garnish, if desired.