Baby Marmalade

John deBary uses both ginger juice and ginger syrup in this mocktail. “Ginger replicates that pleasant burn from the vodka in the original,” he says. Slideshow:  More Nonalcoholic Drink RecipesRecipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015 

Baby Marmalade
Photo: © Lucas Allen
Total Time:
5 mins


  • 1 ounce chilled verjus (see Note)

  • 1 ounce Ginger Syrup

  • 3/4 ounce fresh ginger juice (from a 2-inch piece of grated ginger pressed through a fine strainer)

  • 3/4 ounce grenadine, preferably homemade

  • Ice

  • 1 1/2 ounces chilled club soda


  1. In a mixing glass, combine the verjus, Ginger Syrup, ginger juice and grenadine. Fill the glass with ice and stir well. Strain into a chilled coupe and stir in the club soda.


Verjus, the tart juice pressed from unripe grapes, is available at specialty food stores.

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