Creative Recipes / Blood Orange and Grapefruit Spritzer

Summer is in full swing and the weather is heating up all around! ‘Tis the season of backyard barbecues, ice cream socials, and porch sitting with good friends. Next time you are looking for a fun refreshing beverage for your summer activities, try this insanely simple recipe. It is easy, delicious, and ultra cute (especially in our vintage reproduction pressed glass).

Ingredients for grapefruit blood orange sparkling juice

White juicer and grapefruit and blood orange

Pouring grapefruit blood orange juice into sparkling water

INGREDIENTS

1 grapefruit
2 blood oranges
seltzer water
fresh mint

HOW-TO

Juice the grapefruit and blood oranges into your handy dandy juicer. Be sure to save a few slices of blood orange for your garnish. Pour seltzer water over ice into your glass to about half an inch from the top. Pour in your fresh citrus juice to taste (about 3 Tablespoons). Garnish with a blood orange slice and fresh mint. Give the mint a good pounding in the palm of your hand to release the essence. Enjoy!

Grapefruit blood orange spritzer with mint garnish

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