Spiced Orchards Mocktail

Spiced Orchards Mocktail
Staff Writer

Courtesy of Fig & Olive

The Spiced Orchards mocktail.

From the brand-new spa-inspired mocktail program at Fig & Olive Melrose Place, bar manager Michael Loomis remixes fresh juices with seasonal ingredients — in this case, apples with Thai basil, lemon, and ginger. 

1
Servings
72
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4  Ounces  unfiltered apple juice
  • 1/2  Ounce  elderflower syrup
  • 1/2  Ounce  lime juice
  • lemon wedge
  • pieces Thai basil
  • 1/2  bar spoon (a pinch) powdered ginger

Directions

In a mixing glass, muddle Thai basil with lemon wedge. Add apple juice, elderflower syrup, lime juice, and powdered ginger. Shake vigorously for 6 seconds and strain over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a few sprigs of Thai basil and zest with lemon.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
14g
16%
Carbohydrate, by difference
18g
14%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
28mg
37%
Calcium, Ca
144mg
14%
Choline, total
3mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
1µg
0%
Magnesium, Mg
9mg
3%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
10mg
1%
Sodium, Na
4mg
0%
Water
121g
4%

Spice Shopping Tip

Spices and dried herbs have a shelf life too, and lose potency over time. The rule of thumb is, if your spices are over two years old, it's time to buy some new ones.

Spice Cooking Tip

Toasting whole spices before using them intensifies their aroma and flavor.