Cranberry Lemon Fizz (Boozy or Not!)

cranberry lemon fizz

This cranberry lemon fizz is the perfect drink for all seasons! Fresh ginger undertones play off nicely against the sweet, tart cranberries and freshly squeezed lemon.

cranberry lemon fizz

 

I know, cranberries screams Holiday season. A Thanksgiving feast would never be complete without the cranberry sauce.

But, thanks to frozen cranberries they can be used all through the year.

Unique tart flavor with a touch of sweetness, they are ideal in sweet and savory dishes. And drinks too.

My favorite part… the ruby red color!!!

 

cranberry lemon fizz

You begin by muddling – I used a medium drinking glass and a wooden pestle. No fancy muddlers required. 

I love quick cocktails that does’nt require any simple syrup (planning ahead <— not one of my strengths).

SO, 

  • muddle thawed frozen cranberries, a bit of chopped ginger and sugar. (Sugar dissloves by the time all cranberries get crushed —-> becomes one juicy delicious mess. 
  • Squeeze in some lemon juice and water.
  • Stir and Strain. 
  • Add ice and top with club soda just before serving. 

A splash of rum for all those who love some booze in their life <—- NEED 

If you love fruity drinks, then you’d totally love Skinny mango colada or avocado agua fresca or Blueberry cilantro margarita

My favorite has to be this one for sure – so easy and so quick 

  1. No blenders
  2. No simple syrup 
  3. Single serve ( you don’t waste any )

Got to love that color, will be perfect for any guests during holiday season too. 

Cheers to a drink fit for every season. 

cranberry lemon fizz

 

 

cranberry lemon fizz
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Cranberry Lemon Fizz (Boozy or Not)

This cranberry lemon fizz is the perfect drink for all seasons! Fresh ginger undertones play off nicely against the sweet, tart cranberries and freshly squeezed lemon. 
Prep Time3 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Author: Maria Doss

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup thawed Cape Cod Select premium frozen cranberries
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons sugar (depending on how sweet you like your drink) refer notes
  • one very thin slice of ginger
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup club soda
  • 2 tablepsoons white rum (optional)

To garnish (optional)

  • additional Cape Cod Select premium frozen cranberries
  • a slice of lemon
  • a sprig of fresh mint

Instructions

  • Add Cape Cod Select premium frozen cranberries, sugar and ginger into a medium glass and muddle the cranberries real well and to dissolve the sugar. 
  • Stir in lemon juice and water. Strain into a serving glass, pressing cranberries well with the back of a spoon to get all the juices out. 
  • Top with ice, club soda and rum (if using). Garnish with more Cape Cod Select premium frozen cranberries, a slice of lemon and mint leaves (if desired). 

Notes

I used 1 and 1/2 tablespoons sugar and it was perfect. 
Use 2 tablespoon if you'd like a sweet drink or if serving for kids 
Use 1 tablepsoon if you'd prefer a mildly sweet one. 

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