Cranberry  Simple Syrup

For making festive cocktails!

Put a festive and delicious spin on your holiday drinks with this spiced cranberry simple syrup with fresh orange zest.


Over medium-high heat, bring the mixture to a boil. Stir every so often. This helps dissolve the sugar for a smooth simple syrup.


Once the mixture comes to a boil, turn down the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Then, turn off the heat and steep for another 10 minutes to let the flavors meld.


Place a bowl under a fine-mesh sieve and strain the mixture. Everything in the bowl is your cranberry simple syrup. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

Now use this cranberry syrup for your holiday cocktails! It's also great for brushing on a cake to add some festive flavor and moisture. Enjoy!

Absolutely loved this! It was perfect in my cranberry orange sangria; I never use simple syrup in it but really wanted to try it with this and it was great!

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