Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Pomegranate Cooler

I haven't tried this recipe, but I had copied into my email drafts back in December. Not a go-to drink in December in Colorado but yesterday it was 80* and this could be on the menu soon!

http://www.ecurry.com/blog/drinks-cocktails/pomegranate-cooler/

Ingredients:
1.5 Cup Pomegranate Juice chilled (or 1/2 Cup Cranberry Juice chilled + 1 Cup Pom Juice Chilled)
A Fistful of Mint Leaves
1/2 Teaspoon Fresh Ginger Juice
Sprite or any Lime Soda chilled
Ice
Sugar or Honey to Taste
1/2 Teaspoon of Orange Blossom Water (Optional)

Alcoholic Version:
Add: 1 ounce of Vodka + 1/2 Ounce of Orange Liqueur

Preparation: Muddle the mint leaves (with sugar or honey if you are using it).Combine the pomegranate, cranberry juice, orange blossom water (if you are using it) & ginger juice with the mint leaves. Add Ice & Give it a good shake shake shake.

(For the alcoholic version, add the vodka & the liqueur along with the juice & other things)

Pour it in to individual glasses, half glass each. Fill it up with Sprite or any Lime Soda. Garnish with mint leaves.This is a fantastic drink for outdoor/indoor parties. Prepare the drink & keep it ready chilled. Add the soda just before serving. Garnish with mint.

2 comments:

  1. That sounds refreshing! I've never heard of orange blossom water...wonder if I could make some since the orange blossoms are in FULL bloom here!

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  2. i've never heard of orange blossom water either. but since its optional, i just ignored that it said that. :o) let me know if you're able to make it!

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