Grapefruit Jalapeno Mint Ice Tea Spritzer

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Katie McMinn, owner of Hint of Lavender shared this tasty mocktail recipe that even your kids will be able to enjoy! This drink has a great punch of flavor, that even your guests will be asking for the recipe! 

Even though this drink is a non-alcoholic beverage you can easily 1-2 shot of grapefruit vodka or citrus rum to transform this mocktail into a tasty cocktail.


-1 cup sugar

-1 cup water

-1 grapefruit (if you don’t want to squeeze a grapefruit buy grapefruit juice)

-2-3 sliced jalapenos

-1/4 cup mint iced tea

-1 cup ginger ale

Simple Syrup Directions:

1. Bring 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water to boil.

2. Add 2-3 sliced jalapenos to the pot and lower the heat to medium and heat for 5 minutes.

3. Strain the liquid into a pourable container. After it is to room temp you can store it in the frig for up to a week.

Spritzer Directions:

1. Fill a glass with ice.

2. Add 1/4 cup of the jalapeno simple syrup

3. Add 1/4 cup of mint iced tea 

4. Add juice from one grapefruit

5. Add 1 cup of ginger ale 

6. Stir it up and enjoy.

For a garnish, you can add a simple mint sprig. You can slice a jalapeno and slide it up the mint sprig. You can grab a garish stick and add a mint sprig, a slice of jalapeno, and a slice of grapefruit. 

Check out Katie McMinn on IG & FB.

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