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Hop Into Spring With These Delicious (Non-Alcoholic) Grapefruit Cocktails

Spring has returned. As dainty breezes gently caress gorgeously blooming flowers, and zippity bees frolic amongst the swaying grasses, we’ll likely find ourselves spending more and more time outside, thoroughly enjoying the return of warmer days.

With the sun hanging lazily in that big blue sky, now is the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors with family members and have some scrumptious picnics with tantalizingly refreshing grapefruit cocktails.

Are you ready to taste mouthwatering beverages that can be made with Winter Sweetz™ Grapefruits? Read on for a few recipes.

Grapefruit Soda

This delectable treat is a kid favorite that has just the right amount of sparkle and taste. Plus it’s quite easy to make.

All you need is:

3 Winter Sweetz™ grapefruits
2 lemons
1 lime
4 cups lemon-lime soda

Serves: 3

Instructions: Juice all the fruits and pour them all into one bottle. Pass through a strainer to remove excess pulp and seeds. Allow to chill for a few hours. Combine 1 part juice with 2 parts lemon-lime soda. Smile from ear to ear.

Pomegranate Citrus Juice

If you love all types of citrus drinks, then you’ll fall head-over-heels with this tasty concoction.

Ingredients include:

2 Winter Sweetz™ grapefruits
2 oranges

2 tangerines
1/2 lime
2 pomegranates

Serves: 3

Instructions: Juice the grapefruits, oranges, tangerines, and lime. Juice the pomegranates into a separate bowl. Serve the citrus mixture into 3–4 glasses and then finish by adding in the pomegranate juice. The pomegranate should settle to the bottom. Cool and serve.

Maple and Grapefruit Cocktail

Are you looking for a drink that will wake your taste buds and raise your spirits? Then the Maple and Grapefruit Cocktail is just the thing. Just get ready to have your friends asking for the recipe.

This drink calls for:

⅔ ounce maple syrup (this should be real and natural maple)

3 oz freshly squeezed and strained Winter Sweetz™ grapefruit juice

3 oz of ginger ale

Serves: 1

Instructions: Start by combining the fresh grapefruit juice and maple syrup. A shaker works perfectly for this mix, but you can stir the mixture if you don’t have one on hand. Mix until the syrup has thoroughly dissolved. Pour this combination into your glass and add the 3 oz. of ginger ale, stirring gently. Garnish and smile.

Virgin Grapefruit Mojito

This drink perfectly combines minty flavor with tart delicacy to reeks of sophistication and deliciousness. This Virgin Grapefruit Mojito is a great compliment to those easy Saturday afternoons.

Ingredients include:

¼ Winter Sweetz™ grapefruit cut into small pieces with seeds removed

2 tbsp. Agave syrup or honey

12 fresh mint leaves (torn apart)

½ cup of flavored mineral water

Mint sprigs for garnish

Serves: 2

Note: This recipe requires some additional equipment, but if you have these handy, you’ll be in for a treat.

Instructions: Combine the grapefruit sections, agave, and torn mint leaves into a cocktail shaker. Use a muddler to squeeze the juice from the fruit. Add one cup of small ice cubes into the shaker as well as ½ cup of the flavored mineral water. With the lid attached, shake the mixture. Pour into the glasses, adding additional ice as desired, and top off with more mineral water. Garnish with the mint sprigs.

Palo-Marita

This light and refreshing citrus drink is sure to knock your socks off. It’s a quick and easy recipe that will have you making a couple of trips down to the grocery store to restock your kitchen pantry.

This recipe requires:

½ cup of freshly squeezed Winter Sweetz™ grapefruit

1 tbsp agave syrup

¼ cup club soda

¼ cup lemon juice

Serves: 1

Instructions: Prepare the mixture by juicing the grapefruit first. Once completed, combine all of the ingredients together and then mix until properly combined. Set the mixture aside. Rim the glass you will be using with salt and pour in the Palo-Marita. Decorate the festive drink with one grapefruit wedge. Drink and relax into citrus bliss.

Make sure to come back and check for more amazing recipes using Winter Sweetz™ grapefruits. You can visit our Recipez page for more amazing and delicious drinks and meals that you can make in a jiffy.

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