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Honey-Vanilla Spritzer


Nothing welcomes guests for an outdoor party like a spritzer. Made with or without wine, they make refreshing, elegant coolers.

  • Servings: 4

Photography: Raymond Hom

Source: Martha Stewart Living, April 2011


  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • Ice
  • 4 cups chilled seltzer


  1. Bring honey, water, and vanilla bean to a simmer in a saucepan. Cook, stirring, until honey dissolves. Let cool completely. Strain through a fine sieve (there will be some seeds). Stir in lime juice. Divide among 4 ice-filled glasses. Top with seltzer.

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