Cranberry Margarita Recipe

Cranberry MargaritaFor Margaritas

  • ¼ c Spiced Cranberry Simple Syrup
  • ¾ c Bare Mixer’s Pomegranate Cranberry Cosmo
  • ¼ c Bare Mixer’s Margarita
  • ¾ c Silver Tequila
  • ½ c Patron Citronage or Grand Marnier
  • Cinnamon Sticks
  • Sugared Cranberries
  • Green sugar for rimming glasses

For Spiced Cranberry Simple Syrup

  • 3/4 c water
  • 2/3 c agave nectar
  • 2 Tbsp whole allspice
  • 2 Tbsp whole cloves
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • One 2″ fresh nob of ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 2 c fresh cranberries, rinsed

Instructions:

For Simple Syrup

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan and stir over low heat until combined.
  2. Raise heat and simmer the mixture for about 5-6 minutes or until the cranberries start to split. Once most have split remove the pan from the heat and cover with a lid.
  3. Let sit for 2 hours for the flavors to infuse.
  4. After the two hours strain the mixture into a jar using a mesh strainer, pressing the mixture against the strainer to extract all of the flavor.
  5. Keep in a resealable container and chill completely until ready to use.

For Margaritas

  1. Dip the rim of the glasses in a shallow bowl of the simple syrup and then immediately into a shallow bowl of green dyed sugar. Let dry completely. Once dry fill the glasses with ice.
  2. In a cocktail shaker with ice add 4 Tbsp of the spiced cranberry simple syrup, the tequila, orange liqueur, Bare Mixer’s Pomegranate Cranberry Cosmo and Bare Mixer’s Margarita. Cover and shake well then strain into the 4 glasses. Taste and add more simple syrup if desired.
  3. Garnish with cinnamon sticks and sugared cranberry skewers.

You’ll find Bare Mixers at Home Goods and these other locations.

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