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Recipe: Ginger Basil Grapefruit Mocktail

Make a drink that all your baby shower guests can enjoy. No one will miss the alcohol in this delicious mocktail.

Make a drink that all your baby shower guests can enjoy. No one will miss the alcohol in this delicious mocktail.

Ingredients

  • 2 grapefruits, one juiced one sliced
  • 2 cans of ginger beer
  • 1 L sparkling water
  • 3-4 cups ice

Basil Simple Syrup:

  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 8-10 fresh basil leaves

Garnish:

  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Grapefruit peel

Preparation

In a small saucepan, heat sugar and water until dissolved.

Add fresh basil and let steep for 15 minutes. Strain out basil and transfer syrup to an airtight container until ready to use. Add sliced and juiced grapefruit, ginger beer, simple syrup and sparkling water to a jug or punch bowl with ice.

Garnish with more fresh basil leaves and grapefruit peels if desired.

Servings: Makes 4-6 servings

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