Apricot and Apple Fizz

Whizzed-up dried apricots make a deliciously sweet base for these sparkling drinks. Best enjoyed on a hot summer's day!
Apricot and Apple Fizz
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Apricot and Apple Fizz
June 09, 2019
Preparation Time 10 minutes (+4 hours soaking)
Serves 6
PHOTO BY Efraim Evidor
RECIPE BY Mart Leisegang
FOOD STYLING BY Mart Leisegang
PROP STYLING BY Mart Leisegang

INGREDIENTS

200g dried apricots, roughly chopped
500ml boiling water
1 tsp vanilla extract
spinneysFOOD Ice Cubes, as needed
2 x 750ml spinneysFOOD Sparkling Apple Juice
3 fresh red apples, sliced
spinneysFOOD Fresh Thyme, to garnish

METHOD

  • 1

    In a glass bowl, soak the apricots in boiling water for about 4 hours

  • 2

    Then, combine the apricots, water and vanilla extract in a blender and blitz the mixture into a fine purée

  • 3

    To serve, divide spoonfuls of the mixture between 6 glasses, add ice and top with the sparkling apple juice

  • 4

    Garnish with fresh apple slices and a sprig of fresh thyme

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