|2||teaspoons granulated sugar for rim of glass|
|3||ounces blackcurrant nectar (I use Looza brand)|
|1 ½||ounces simple syrup, cooled|
|1||splash fresh lime juice|
|3||ounces chilled lemon-lime soda|
Moisten rim of glass with lime wedge. Pour sugar into a saucer. Dip rim into sugar to coat; set aside.
Fill a cocktail shaker one-half full of ice cubes. Add the lemonade, blackcurrant nectar, simple syrup and lime juice. Cover and shake until well blended and chilled. Add lemon-lime soda; shake gently to mix. Strain into glass and serve.
Recipe makes 1 cocktail.
To make simple syrup, combine 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar in a small saucepan. Heat over medium heat 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves. Cool; store in refrigerator.