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Cranberry Pomegranate Cocktail -- This Cranberry Pomegranate Sparkler is the holiday cocktail of your dreams. Made with cranberry simple syrup and pomegranate juice, it's perfectly sweet and festive. It's also delicious as a virgin cocktail | wearenotmartha.com
Cranberry Pomegranate Sparkler
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Simple Syrup Cooling Time
1 hr
Total Time
25 mins
 

This Cranberry Pomegranate Cocktail is the holiday cocktail of your dreams. Made with cranberry simple syrup and pomegranate juice, it's perfectly sweet and festive. It's also delicious as a virgin cocktail.

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cocktail, Cranberry, holidays, Pomegranate
Servings: 2 cocktails
Author: Sues
Ingredients
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries, plus more for garnish
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 oz. vodka
  • 3 oz. pomegranate juice
  • 1 oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Soda water
  • Pomegranate arils, for garnish (optional)
Instructions
  1. Put cranberries, sugar, and water in a saucepan over medium-high heat and bring to a boil.

  2. Once boiling, lower heat to medium low and let cook for another 10 minutes, until berries start bursting.

  3. Strain the juice into a heat-proof bowl, leaving the solids behind, and place bowl in fridge to cool.

  4. In a glass filled with ice, pour half the vodka, half the pomegranate juice, and half the lemon juice. Repeat with second glass. Pour 1 1/2 oz. cranberry simple syrup in each glass and top glasses off with soda water.

  5. Garnish with cranberries and pomegranate arils, if desired

Recipe Notes