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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Cool Off with a Spritzer Festival!

Spritzer Festival!

Spritzers cool you down, and have great flavor with fewer calories.

Your basic recipe is:

Ingredients:
8oz glass
Ice cubes
Carbonated water
Flavoring
Garnish: Lime slices, orange slices, pineapple chunks, apple slices, and more (optional)

Process:
Fill glass with ice.
Fill glass 2/3rds to 7/8ths with carbonated water.
Add flavoring.
Stir.
Add garnish, your choice (optional).



Ginger Ale Spritzer



Spritzers (Left to Right): Apple Juice, Coconut Cream, Coffee, Grapefruit, Mandarin, Jamaica, Tonic Water, Chocolate Sorbet, Mango, Cola Light, Orange Juice, and Ginger Ale



Not Pictured:
Decaffeinated coffee with a dollop of chocolate sorbet
Ginger Root with a bit of sugar
Grape Juice
Lime Juice
Peppermint Tea
Pomegranate Juice


Other flavor ideas:
Watermelon
Strawberry
Root Beer
Dr. Pepper
Cherry
Lemon/Lime
Vanilla
Guava
Melon
Passionfruit
Papaya


Variation:
Beer Spritzer
Fill glass with ice.
Fill 2/3rds with carbonated water.
Add a bit of beer.
Add a capful of lime juice.






Beer Spritzer


Use your imagination. Make your own Spritzer!


1 comment:

  1. Yum! My favorite kind of drinks! Will have to try a few...

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