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Non-Alcoholic Champagne

2/3 cup sugar
2/3 cup water
1 cup grapefruit juice
1/2 cup orange juice
3 tablespoons grenadine
28 ounces chilled ginger ale

Combine sugar and water in a saucepan over low heat. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Bring to boil and boil ten minutes. Cool.

Add sugar syrup to grapefruit and orange juices. Chill thoroughly.

Add grenadine and ginger ale just before serving.

Makes about 1 1/2 quarts.

Hot Spiced Apple Cider

1 gallon jug of non-alcoholic apple cider
1 cup frozen orange juice concentrate
2 tsp. each of cinnamon, nutmeg, & ginger
1 tsp. ground cloves (or 2 tsp. whole)
2 cups cranberry juice cocktail (optional)

Pour cider into a large pot or crock pot. Heat to simmer. Add remaining ingredients and stir well.

Simmer for at least a half hour. Serve in mugs garnished with a cinnamon stick.

From Kim’s Recipe Collection
You can add more or less of the spices, according to your own preference.