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Witches' Brew

 Witches' Brew
Stir up Halloween beverages that are as bewitching as the rest of your menu. For a nonalcoholic version, just omit the vodka. —Taste of Home Food Styling Team
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 8 medium kiwifruit, peeled and quartered
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
  • Green food coloring, optional
  • 1 cup vodka, optional
  • 1 liter ginger ale, chilled
  • Ice cubes


  • In a small saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil. Cook and stir
  • until sugar is dissolved; set aside to cool.
  • Place the kiwi, mint and sugar syrup in a blender; cover and process
  • until blended. Tint green if desired. Pour into a large pitcher;
  • stir in vodka if desired. Refrigerate until chilled.
  • Just before serving, stir in ginger ale. Serve over ice. Yield: 6
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup (calculated without vodka) equals 253 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 17 mg sodium, 64 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 1 g protein.