Food: Halloween cocktails – Mother’s Ruin

Mother’s ruin


• 1/2 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup chilled club soda 1 1/2 cups gin 1 1/2 cups fresh grapefruit juice, plus 3 thinly sliced grapefruit wheels, for garnish 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice 3/4 cup sweet vermouth 2 1/4 cups chilled Champagne or sparkling wine Ice

How to Make It

Step 1    

In a large pitcher, stir the sugar with the club soda until dissolved. Stir in the gin, grapefruit and lemon juices and sweet vermouth and refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour.

Step 2    

Transfer the punch to a large bowl. Gently stir in the Champagne and float the grapefruit wheels on top. Serve in punch glasses over ice.

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