Apricot Moscow Mule


The sour formula is the root of many cocktails, including margaritas and mules, perhaps because it's so easy to remember and so simple to adapt. All you need is: 1 part sweet, 1 part sour, and 2 parts alcohol.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
1 drink


Ginger Simple Syrup:

  • cup chopped fresh ginger

  • cup white sugar

  • cup boiling water

Moscow Mule:

  • crushed ice

  • 3 fluid ounces vodka

  • 1 ½ fluid ounces freshly squeezed lime juice

  • ½ apricot, thinly sliced

  • 4 fluid ounces club soda

  • 1 lime wedge


  1. Put ginger, sugar, and boiling water in a blender; let stand 5 minutes. Blend into a smooth syrup.

  2. Fill a copper mug with crushed ice. Add ginger simple syrup, vodka, lime juice, and apricot. Top with club soda. Squeeze lime wedge over top and drop into mug. Stir well.

Cook's Note:

You can also use prepared ginger simple syrup.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

320 Calories
0g Fat
33g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 320
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 28g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 18mg 88%
Calcium 17mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 154mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.