Sparkling Grapefruit Cocktail


Sip on a little summer with a sparkling, citrusy grapefruit cocktail! Oranges, lemons, limes and grapefruits are at their tastiest (and cheapest) this time of year!

Sparkling Grapefruit Cocktail – Sip on a little summer with a sparkling, citrusy grapefruit cocktail! |

It’s grapefruit season, dontcha know, and I intend to make every possible use out of this pretty pink citrus! It’s packed with vitamin C, sweet yet tart and perfect with a splash of club soda, vodka or tequila, and fresh lime juice. For a sinless yet still delish mock-tail, substitute the liquor with additional club soda or flavored sparkling water!

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Sparkling Grapefruit Cocktail


Coarse sugar or salt

1/2 cup freshly squeezed grapefruit juice, from 1 grapefruit

1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice, from 1-2 limes

1/2 cup vodka or clear tequila

2 tbsp. simple syrup*

3/4 cups club soda, divided


Rim 3 cocktail glasses with juice from a grapefruit wedge; dip in coarse sugar or salt, giving a gentle turn in each direction to coat the glasses.

In a liquid measuring cup or cocktail shaker, combine grapefruit and lime juices, liquor and simple syrup. Mix or shake well to blend. Fill glasses with crushed ice.

Pour 1/4 cup club soda into each cocktail glass. Top off each equally with the grapefruit mixture. Garnish with grapefruit wedges, if desired.


*To make simple syrup, combine equal parts sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Heat, stirring occasionally, until the sugar is fully dissolved. Chill before using. Use to sweeten coffee, cocktails, etc.

Source: The Comfort of Cooking


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