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Raspberry Citrus Spritzer

Raspberry Citrus Spritzer imperial


  • 1 bag (12 ounces) frozen raspberries (defrosted)
  • 1 1/2 cups Imperial Sugar Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • Zest of 1 lemon and 1 orange
  • 2 - 3 large fresh basil leaves
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice (about 4-5 lemons)
  • 3/4 cups fresh squeezed orange juice (about 3 oranges)
  • Seltzer water
  • Optional: Sweet white wine or prosecco


  1. Press raspberries through a fine mesh sieve to discard the seeds. Pour into a large pourable bowl.
  2. Boil sugar, water, zest, and basil in a medium saucepan. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  3. Strain all citrus juices and sugar syrup into raspberry puree.
  4. Pour about 1/4 to 1/3 cup of raspberry citrus mixture into a large glass of ice; add seltzer and/or wine to taste.
  5. Garnish with fresh raspberries, a slice of lemon or orange, and a sprig of fresh basil.
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Recipe developed for Imperial Sugar by Carrie Fields @fieldsofcake.