Paloma Grapefruit Mocktail
What you need:
- A grapefruit
- A lime
- Grapefruit simple syrup
- Club soda
- Coarse salt (optional)
For the Grapefruit Syrup:
In a small saucepan bring 1/2 cup water to a simmer. Add 1/2 cup sugar and stir until dissolved.
Remove from heat and add 2 - 3 inch pieces of grapefruit peel. Infuse in the syrup until the syrup has reached room temp. Chill before using.
Prep Your Glass:
Run a piece of grapefruit around the rim of a rocks glass and dip the rim in a shallow dish of coarse salt. Fill with ice and set aside.
Make Your Mocktail: Combine grapefruit juice, lime juice, and grapefruit syrup in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
Shake well and pour into the prepared glass.
Top with club soda or sparkling water and enjoy!