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Citrus Mint Spritzer {$200 Toys R Us Gift Card Giveaway}

Citrus Mint Spritzer | www.diethood.com | #summer #drinks #spritzer #recipe

You know what they say – when it rains, it pours. Yes, I am referring to the Giveaway. That’s the third one this week. Eeeek! I told you my mission is to make you rich! ;-D

Okay, yeah, this Giveaway may make your kids’ toy box $200 bucks richer, but it can also help you out in a few months when you’re Christmas shopping! I know it’s too early to talk about that, but hey, it will sneak up on ya real soon. Buhlieve me!

Now shall we talk about cold and sparkly things?

Good.

Citrus Mint Spritzer… be still my heart. I love you, you delicious, refreshing thing you!

See, this is how I know it’s officially summer. My mind is all about hittin’ those drinks and eating that Lemon Blueberry Ice Cream. I don’t want to turn on the oven at all. I mean, ever. I’ve been grilling, but not baking. Is that bad? Don’t worry, once the gloomy weather starts we will be right back at these Ginger Snap Cookies with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting, or that delicious Chocolate Cinnamon Bread Pudding. MMMMM!

But, for now, we can sit back, chillax and discuss Summer!

Citrus Mint Spritzer | www.diethood.com | #summer #drinks #spritzer #recipe

This Spritzer speaks Summer. Me, oh my … how did I ever live without it?! I first made it for Memorial Day, and it was on a whim. I had a bunch of mint, too many oranges, and a few lemons that were almost ready to be pitched. I combined all these beauties together, poured in some simple syrup and Sprite, and voila ~ this deliciousness was created! Yay ME!

Sooo now that it’s finally summer, drinks like this need to appear more often. The 4th of July is coming and this should make it to your Drinks Menu fo show! I honestly cannot get enough of this drink. I even poured in some white wine last week. It was good! BUT, I have to tweak it out a bit before I share it with you. I wasn’t completely satisfied with it. Besides, isn’t a real Spritzer made with white wine? Or was that just an ’80’s fad? Cause I remember my parents downing that stuff like it was nobody’s biznazz!

Citrus Mint Spritzer | www.diethood.com | #summer #drinks #spritzer #recipe

Enough of my ramblings! Go make this and ENJOY!

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Citrus Mint Spritzer

Katerina | Diethood
A refreshing Citrus Mint Spritzer made with mint infused syrup, fresh orange juice, lemon juice, and lime soda.
Servings : 6 servings
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 40 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 2 large oranges , juiced
  • 2 lemons , juiced
  • 4 cups Sprite or Lime Soda
  • mint leaves , orange slices, and lemon slices for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Combine water and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, add mint and let stand for 30 minutes.
  • In a large pitcher, combine orange juice and lemon juice.
  • Strain the infused syrup into the pitcher.
  • Add Sprite.
  • To serve, pour spritzer into ice-filled glasses.
  • Garnish with mint leaves, orange slices, and lemon slices.

Nutrition

Calories: 225 kcal | Carbohydrates: 58 g | Protein: 1 g | Fat: 0 g | Saturated Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 19 mg | Potassium: 139 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 54 g | Vitamin A: 180 IU | Vitamin C: 42.9 mg | Calcium: 35 mg | Iron: 0.4 mg | Net Carbs: 56 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy mocktails, mocktail recipes, spritzer
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23 comments on “Citrus Mint Spritzer {$200 Toys R Us Gift Card Giveaway}”

  1. Omg, what was up with our parents and their wine spritzers in the 80’s? I can’t even say the word ‘spritzer’ in my head without thinking of sweaters tied around the neck and/or upturned collars. ๐Ÿ˜›

    Your spritzer looks delish!!

    1. Katerina - Diethood
      Katerina Petrovska

      I think it might have only been the Europeans that were downing that drink, but I could be wrong! ๐Ÿ˜€

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    Helene D'souza

    A sparkling lemon and mint goodness in the heat is a must here. Thank you for sharing your lovely recipe, we are planning to make it here.

    1. Katerina - Diethood
      Katerina Petrovska

      I hope you have a chance to get it a try, Helene. It really is one of the most refreshing drinks I have ever made. Have a great weekend!! xoxo

  3. It was 104 F today and I sure could have put down a pitcher of this wonderful spritzer! Gorgeous pictures!

  4. Refreshing and beautiful drink. Is it sad that I also am admiring your glass, picture and straw? As a food blogger… all it makes the drink look extra delicious. ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Katerina - Diethood
      Katerina Petrovska

      Thank you so, so much, Ramona! Maybe I should do a “how to” post on photography?! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    Stacy | Wicked Good Kitchen

    Love citrus cocktails, Kate! Lovely photography and styling here, too. Thanks for sharing! xo

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