Mock Champagne

The perfect New Years Eve mocktail is here! As simple as it is delicious, you'll want to whip this one out for parties all year long...



3/4 granulated sugar

1 cup water

1 cup canned grapefruit juice

1/2 cup fresh pineapple juice

1 quart ginger ale

Fresh mint leaves, optional

Fresh strawberries, optional

Pineapple chunks, optional



Mix sugar and water in saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook 5 minutes; remove from heat and set aside to cool. Add fruit juices to sugar syrup; chill. Add ginger ale before serving. Garnish with mint, strawberries, and pineapple chunks, if desired.