Apricot Zinger Recipe

Apricot Zinger Recipe

Packed full of flavor from the fresh fruit juice and touch of spice, you won't even miss the alcohol in this healthy "mocktail."

Ingredients

For the ginger simple syrup:

  • ½ cup agave syrup
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ fresh ginger, chopped

For the drink:

  • 2 ½ ounces white grape juice
  • 3 ounces apricot nectar
  • 1 ounce ginger simple syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • Crushed ice
  • Fresh mint, for garnish

Directions

For the ginger simple syrup:

Place all of the ingredients in a sauce pan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and strain out the ginger pieces.

For the drink:

Place all of the ingredients except for the garnish in a cocktail shaker and mix well. Add crushed ice to a martini glass and pour the "mocktail" over ice. To serve, garnish with fresh mint.

Apricot Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Apricot Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.