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Marigold Sipper

Makes: 6 servings
Serving size: 1/4cup syrup and 1/2 cup carbonated water Yield: Makes 1-2/3 cups syrup
Prep 15 mins Chill  overnight Cook 10 mins
Marigold Sipper
Ingredients
  • 1  cup  water
  • 1  cup  sugar
  • 2  medium oranges, sliced 1/2 inch
  • 30 - 40  sprigs Signet marigolds 4 to 5 inches long
  •  Carbonated water, chilled
  •  Ice cubes
  •  Signet marigold sprigs
Directions

1. In a large saucepan combine water and sugar. Add orange slices. Bring to boiling, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in marigold sprigs. Cover; steep for 3 minutes. Strain syrup with a fine mesh sieve; discard sprigs. Cool syrup completely. Cover and refrigerate.

2. For each serving, pour about 1/4 cup syrup and 1/2 cup carbonated water into a glass filled with ice cubes. (For a less sweet beverage, add additional carbonated water to taste). Float additional marigold sprigs in each glass. Makes 6 servings (1 2/3 cups syrup).

Nutrition Facts (Marigold Sipper)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 173,
  • carb. (g) 45,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 43,
  • vit. A (IU) 97,
  • vit. C (mg) 27,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 16,
  • sodium (mg) 34,
  • Potassium (mg) 99,
  • calcium (mg) 30,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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