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Florida Spritzer

Florida Spritzer
  • 4 ServingsServings


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



1 For syrup, in a saucepan combine grapefruit juice, sugar, and cinnamon.

2 Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.

3 Discard cinnamon; cool syrup. Cover and chill syrup.

4 To serve, fill four 8-ounce glasses with ice.

5 Add about 1/3 cup grapefruit syrup to each glass.

6  Fill glasses with ginger ale.

7 Stir gently. If desired, garnish with Florida grapefruit peel curls, edible flowers, and fresh mint springs.

Source: The Florida Department of Citrus