Cranberry Cocktail Mixer

This sweet, tart mixer is perfect for any festive occasion.

  • Yield: Makes enough for 6 drinks

Photography: Dasha Wright

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2005/2006

Ingredients

  • Finely grated zest of 1 orange
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups cranberry juice

Directions

  1. Bring zests, sugar, and 1/2 cup water to a boil, stirring. Reduce heat; stir until sugar has dissolved. Let cool. Put juice into a large container; stir in zest mixture. Refrigerate, covered, 1 hour or overnight. Strain; pour into an airtight bottle.

Cook's Notes

Mixer can be refrigerated up to 1 week. For each drink, combine 4 ounces of mixer with 2 ounces of vodka in a cocktail shaker with ice; strain into a chilled martini glass.

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