Who says cranberries are only for the holidays? For those of you who love them, I have a gorgeous and delicious cocktail for you to try. It’s a variation on the classic Lemon Drop with a soft kick – The Cranberry Lemon Drop. Enjoy!

Cranberry Lemon Drop

Cranberry Lemon Drop

Cranberry Lemon Drop

Cranberry Lemon Drop

Cranberry Lemon Drop

Cranberry Lemon Drop Cocktail

Cranberry Lemon Drop
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (8oz) cranberry simple syrup
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup vodka
  • Ice for shaking

Cranberry SImple Syrup

  • 2 cups chopped cranberries
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar

Instructions

  1. Coarsely chop the cranberries and place in a medium saucepan with water. Simmer the cranberries for 20 minutes.
  2. Gently mash the cranberries and strain through cheesecloth or a fine strainer (you should have about 1 cup of juice, add more water if not).
  3. Place the juice back in the saucepan with 1 cup of sugar. Bring to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Set aside to cool.
  4. Fill a shaker halfway with large chunks of ice. Add in 2 oz (¼ cup) of each the cranberry simple syrup, lemon juice, and vodka.
  5. Shake until mixed and chilled well, and pour into a martini glass. Enjoy immediately! 
*Please drink responsibly*

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Cranberry Lemon Drop

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