Grapefruit Mint Cooler Recipe


  • 125 ml Water
  • 125 gms Sugar
  • 250 ml Soda water
  • Handful of Mint Sprigs
  • 450 ml Grapefruit juice
  • Mint sprigs, to decorate
  • Juice of a 4 large Lemons
  • Crushed Ice


  1. Put the sugar and water in a heavy-based saucepan and stir over a low heat until dissolved. Leave to cool.
  2. Crush the mint leaves and stir then into the syrup. Cover and leave to stand for about 12 hours, then strain into a jug.
  3. Add the lemon and grapefruit juices to the strained syrup and stir well.
  4. Fill 6 old-fashioned glasses or tumblers with crushed ice and pour the grapefruit into the glasses.
  5. Top up with the soda water and decorate with mint sprigs.

Tip: Always use natural fruit juices. Canned or artificial juices suck

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