Recipes and Cooking Pomegranate Fizzes 4.7 (3) Grenadine, a pomegranate syrup, is used in many mixed drinks and cocktails, but the fruit's juice base is the star of this sprightly drink combined with carbonated water and mint. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on November 30, 2011 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Scott Little Prep Time: 20 mins Chill Time: 2 hrs Total Time: 2 hrs 20 mins Servings: 10 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ¼ cup fresh mint leaves 4 cup pomegranate juice or cranberry juice ¼ cup sugar 1 2 liter bottle carbonated water Ice cubes Fresh mint sprigs (optional) Pomegranate seeds (optional) Directions For syrup, place mint leaves in a pitcher. Using a wooden spoon, gently bruise leaves. Add pomegranate juice and sugar, stirring until sugar dissolves. Cover and chill syrup for 2 to 4 hours. If desired, remove mint leaves with a slotted spoon; discard leaves. For each serving, in a glass pour 1/4 cup of the syrup and 1/2 cup of the carbonated water over ice cubes; stir to combine. If desired, garnish with mint sprigs and pomegranate seeds. Serve immediately. Tips Prepare syrup, chill, and remove mint as directed. Syrup may be stored for up to 48 hours after mint has been removed. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 80 Calories 20g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 10 Calories 80 % Daily Value * Sodium 42mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 20g 7% Vitamin C 11.8mg 59% Calcium 20.2mg 2% Iron 0.7mg 4% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.