Blackcurrant Spritzer

Christy Rost

2teaspoons granulated sugar for rim of glass
½cup lemonade
3ounces blackcurrant nectar (I use Looza brand)
1 ½ounces simple syrup, cooled
1splash fresh lime juice
3ounces 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.

Category: Beverages