Pure Leaf Peach Ginger Fizz Cocktail

Pure Leaf Peach Ginger Fizz Cocktail
Staff Writer

Courtesy of Shadow PR

The Pure Leaf Peach Ginger Fizz.

Another New York City Wine & Food Festival cocktail: the ginger concoction will be served at the hottest NYCWFF ticket, Brooklyn’s Backyard event. The drink was made by Top Chef judge Gail Simmons — now you know you have to try it. 

Ingredients

For the drink

  • 1/4  Cup  ginger simple syrup
  • 1  Cup  Peach or Diet Peach Pure Leaf Iced Tea Cold club soda
  • Candied ginger, for garnish
  • Fresh peach slice
  • 1 1/2  Ounce  silver tequila

For the ginger simple syrup

  • 1/2  Cup  fresh ginger, thinly sliced
  • 1/2  Cup  sugar
  • 1 1/2  Cup  water

Directions

For the drink

Pour ginger simple syrup into a highball glass over ice. Add Peach Pure Leaf Iced Tea and stir well. Top with a splash of club soda and garnish with a skewer of candied ginger and peach slice. To make a cocktail: Add silver tequila before adding the tea.*
 

For the ginger simple syrup

In a saucepan, combine the ginger, sugar, and water and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Remove the pan from the heat and then set aside to cool. Strain the syrup and refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
66g
94%
Sugar
8g
9%
Saturated Fat
24g
100%
Cholesterol
97mg
32%
Carbohydrate, by difference
111g
85%
Protein
33g
72%
Vitamin A, RAE
390µg
56%
Vitamin B-12
3µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
255mg
26%
Choline, total
85mg
20%
Fiber, total dietary
20g
80%
Folate, total
187µg
47%
Iron, Fe
22mg
100%
Magnesium, Mg
103mg
32%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
16mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
408mg
58%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
28µg
51%
Sodium, Na
391mg
26%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
551g
20%
Zinc, Zn
6mg
75%

Peach 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.

Peach 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.