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Gingerbread Fizz Recipe

Gingerbread Fizz Recipe

Here's a sweet treat that blends the seasonal flavor of gingerbread with a fun fizz. Garnish with a dollop of whipped cream, a sprinkling of cookie crumbs and a gingersnap cookie. —Randie Scott, Salt Lake City, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + cooling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches), crushed
  • 6 cups lemon-lime soda, chilled
  • Whipped cream and crushed gingersnap cookies

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine the first five ingredients. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced by half, about 15 minutes. Strain and cool.
  • 2. In a large pitcher, combine molasses mixture and soda. Pour into glasses. Garnish with whipped cream and cookie crumbs. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without garnishes) equals 190 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 35 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 0 protein.