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Florida Fruit Recipe

Grapefruit Spritzer

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Ingredients  
1 1/2 cups grapefruit juice
1/4 cup natural sugar
1 2-inch stick cinnamon
  ice cubes
  ginger ale, chilled
  white wine, if desired
 

Preparation
In a saucepan combine grapefruit juice, sugar and cinnamon. Bring to boil; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered for 5 minutes. Discard cinnamon, cool and cover mixture. To serve, fill 4 (8-ounce) glasses with ice. Add about 1/3 cup grapefruit syrup to each glass. Fill glasses with ginger ale. Stir gently. If desired, garnish with grapefruit peel curls, edible flowers and fresh mint sprigs. Add in your favorite white wine, if desired. Tip: Any juice can be used in this recipe; have fun experimenting with different ones.

Yield
4 servings

Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories 221; Total Fat 1g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 5mg; Total Carbohydrates 58g; Protein 1g

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