Sparkling Strawberry-Grapefruit Spritzer
Recipe type: Drinks
  • 12 fresh strawberries, washed and hulled
  • 1 grapefruit or 1 cup grapefruit juice
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 sprigs fresh mint
  • 1 - 33.8oz bottle of lemon-lime sparkling water, chilled
  1. In a medium size sauce pan, simmer strawberries and sugar over low to medium heat until sugar has melted, approximately 2-3 minutes
  2. Extract juice from grapefruit and set aside
  3. Pour strawberry and melted sugar into blender, pulse until smooth
  4. Strain strawberry and grapefruit juice through a fine mesh sieve to remove the seeds
  5. In a pitcher mix blended strawberry and grapefruit juice, chill thoroughly
  6. Just before serving, add ice and sparkling water, stir to mix
  7. Muddle mint in the bottom of  serving glass
  8. Pour Sparkling Strawberry-Grapefruit Spritzer into glass and serve
  9. Garnish with fresh mint, if desired
Recipe by Afropolitan Mom at