Grape Lime Ricky

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr (includes cooling time)
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 1 serving, plus additional grape simple syrup
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Ingredients

Juice of 1/2 lime

2 ounces Grape Simple Syrup, recipe follows

Ginger ale or sparkling water, for finishing

Grape Simple Syrup:

1/2 cup grape jelly

Directions

  1. Combine the lime juice and Grape Simple Syrup in a highball or wine glass. Top off with some ginger ale or sparking water. Add ice, then stir and serve immediately.

Grape Simple Syrup:

Yield: 4 servings
  1. Combine the jelly and 1/2 cup water in a medium saucepot. Bring to a simmer over medium-low heat and stir until the jelly is dissolved. Let simmer until syrupy, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool completely.

Cook’s Note

You can use lemon-lime soda or your favorite flavored carbonated water in place of the ginger ale.