Holiday Drink: Sparkle & Spice Apple Fizz Mocktail

Flavorful non-alcoholic mixed drink everyone can enjoy

Flavorful non-alcoholic mixed drink everyone can enjoy

The sparkle and spice apple fizz mocktail is a unique and refreshing non-alcoholic beverage crafted by Cole Keigh, the bar manager at Donna Jean’s Los Angeles location. 

Designed to yield one serving, this mocktail combines a mix of seasonal flavors and textures.


  • 1 ounce fall syrup (ingredients below) 
  • ½ ounce lemon juice 
  • ½ ounce aquafaba 
  • ½ ounce pomegranate juice 
  • 2 drops almond extract 
  • 3 medium cinnamon sticks 
  • Unsweetened ginger flavor sparkling water 

Fall syrup ingredients:

  • ½ Honeycrisp apple, diced 
  • ½ Granny Smith apple, diced 
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 
  • ½ cup sugar 
  • 1 cup water 
  • ½ teaspoon minced fresh ginger 


Step 1: Fall Syrup

Bring water to a boil, add sugar, let dissolve, add all ingredients and let them simmer on low while pot is covered for 15 minutes. Let cool and strain.  

Step 2: Combine the ingredients

Shake with ice, strain away ice, dry shake, pour into coupe or rocks glass (the glass should be 90% full). Top with sparkling water. Garnish with powdered cinnamon and a cinnamon stick. 

Nutrition facts

Sparkle & spice apple fizz nutrition facts: 1 Serving

Calories: 75.7, Fat: .2g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 2.5mg, Carbohydrates: 19.3g, Fiber: .6g, Protein: .3g 

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This content appeared in San Diego Health, a publication in partnership between Scripps and San Diego Magazine that celebrates the healthy spirit of San Diego.

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