Raspberry Evening Spritzer

  • 1 cup purified water
  • 6 oz raspberries
  • 1 tsp herbal or black tea leaves
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 small orange, washed and thinly sliced
  • 8 cups chilled seltzer water

This simple blend of fruit, natural sweeteners, tea, and seltzer water is an ideal afternoon or evening drink for a casual gathering with friends or an afternoon surprise during the workweek.

Contributed by: Rosie Daley

Source: 'The Healthy Kitchen'

Makes 8 spritzers


  1. Bring the water to a boil in a saucepan and drop in the raspberries. Lower heat and simmer for 3 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and sprinkle the tea into the pan. Cover and let steep for 2 minutes.
  3. Strain the warm liquid through a fine mesh strainer into a small saucepan using the back of a large spoon to break up the pulp of the berries and push the liquid through.
  4. Add the honey, stir for about 2 minutes, then chill in the refrigerator.
  5. Place 1 orange slice at the bottom of 8 tall glasses,
  6. Pour 1 tablespoon of the chilled raspberry syrup and 1 cup of cold seltzer water into each glass.
  7. Stir, add ice and serve immediately.

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