Florida Spritzer


1-1/2 cups Florida Grapefruit Juice
1/4 cup sugar
2 inches stick cinnamon
Ice cubes
2 12-ounce cans ginger ale, chilled


For syrup, in a saucepan combine grapefruit juice, sugar, and cinnamon. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Discard cinnamon; cool syrup. Cover and chill syrup. To serve, fill four 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 Florida grapefruit peel curls, edible flowers, and fresh mint springs.

Serves 4.

NUTRITION FACTS PER SERVING: 149 cal., 1 g pro., 38 g carbo., 0 g total fat (0 g. sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 0 g dietary fiber, 14 mg sodium. Daily values: 28% vit. C.

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