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New Years Eve Drink – Cranberry Lemon Drops


Cranberry Simple Syrup
  • 2 cups chopped cranberries
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar

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


Cranberry Simple Syrup
  • Chop cranberries and place them in a saucepan with the cup and a half of water. Simmer the cranberries and water for about 20 minutes.
  • Mash the cranberries gently with a potato masher or fork.
  • Strain cranberries through cheesecloth or a fine strainer. This should yield about 1 cup of juice, add more water if needed.
  • Pour the liquid back into the saucepan with a cup of sugar, stir and bring to a boil.  Immediately remove from heat.
  • Set aside and allow to cool.
Shake The Drink!
  • Fill a shaker with…
                  *. 1/2 full of ice cubes
                  *. 2oz Cranberry Simple Syrup
                  *. 2oz Lemon Juice2oz Vodka
  • Shake until mixed and chilled well.
  • Pour into martini glasses
  • Garnish with cranberries and rosemary if you wish
  • Serve and Enjoy!
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