5 from 4 votes
Sparkling Pomegranate Lemon Cooler
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

This Sparkling Pomegranate Lemon Cooler uses homemade grenadine to create a non-alcoholic drink ideal for a party. Loaded with fresh fruit and mint leaves it's a very pretty drink to serve. Add a splash of vodka or gin for a boozy hit. Makes enough grenadine for 12-15 servings.

Course: Alcoholic Drink, Drink, Non-alcoholic Drink
Cuisine: American, Worldwide
Keyword: gin cooler, grenadine, pomegranate cooler, pomegranate drink, Pomegranate syrup, sparkling fruit cooler, vodka cooler
Servings: 1 Serving
Author: Jane Saunders
Ingredients
For the Homemade Grenadine
  • 250 ml/ 1 cup Pomegranate Juice (I used POM)
  • 150 g/ 3/4 cup White sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 Dash Orange Blossom water (optional)
For the Sparkling Pomegranate Lemon Cooler (per serving)
  • 20 ml/ 4 tsp Grenadine
  • 200 ml/ 4/5 cup Sparkling Cloudy Lemonade (I used San Pellegrino)
Optional Extras
  • Raspberries
  • Blueberries
  • Fresh Mint
  • 45 ml/ 1 1/2 fl oz Vodka or Gin
Instructions
For the Grenadine Syrup
  1. Put the sugar and pomegranate juice into a small heavy based pan and cook on a low-moderate heat until the sugar has dissolved 

  2. Turn up the heat and let simmer for 2 minutes

  3. Remove from the heat and stir in the lemon juice & orange blossom water (if using). Let cool completely and then decant into a bottle with a screw cap lid

  4. Store in the fridge for up to 4 weeks
For the Sparkling Pomegranate Lemon Cooler
  1. Put a handful of ice into a tumbler and pour the grenadine in

  2. Add 1/3 of the lemonade and the vodka or gin (if using). Stir briskly.

  3. Add the fresh fruit and mint then top with the remaining lemonade. Serve immediately