Spiced Citrus Ginger Mocktail
1 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice
1/2 cup fresh-squeezed lime juice
1 orange peel
1 lime peel
1/2 teaspoon black peppercorns, lightly crushed
5 cardamom pods, lightly crushed
2 cinnamon sticks, lightly crushed
1/3 cup concentrate
1 can Zevia ginger ale
Lime wedge, for garnish (optional)
Orange wedge, for garnish (optional)
Concentrate: In small saucepan, combine orange juice, lime juice, orange peel, lime peel, black peppercorns, cardamom pods and cinnamon sticks.
Bring to boil over high heat then turn to low; simmer until liquid has reduced by half, 3-4 minutes.
Let cool and strain out solids.
Transfer to glass jar and store until ready to use.
Mocktail: Combine concentrate with ginger ale over ice.
Garnish with lime wedge or orange wedge, if desired.
Makes one mocktail.