Spiced Orchards Mocktail

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Spiced Orchards Mocktail
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
102
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 Ounces unfiltered apple juice
  • 1/2 Ounce elderflower syrup
  • 1/2 Ounce lime juice
  • 1 lemon wedge
  • 6 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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
0.3g
0.5%
Sugar
20g
N/A
Protein
0.7g
1.5%
Carbs
26g
9%
Vitamin A
32µg
4%
Vitamin C
11mg
19%
Vitamin E
0.2mg
0.8%
Vitamin K
50µg
62%
Calcium
50mg
5%
Fiber
0.8g
3.2%
Folate (food)
11µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
11µg
3%
Iron
0.6mg
3.5%
Magnesium
21mg
5%
Niacin (B3)
0.3mg
1.4%
Phosphorus
20mg
3%
Polyunsaturated
0.1g
N/A
Potassium
231mg
7%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
12.6%
Sodium
8mg
N/A
Sugars, added
9g
N/A
Zinc
0.4mg
2.4%

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