Cranberry Mint Infusion

Cranberry Mint Infusion

Photo by Dunja B.

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  • 4

    cups water, boiling hot

  • 2

    cups fresh mint leaves

  • 2

    cups cranberries

  • 1

    cup sugar

  • 1

    cup water

  • 12

    tablespoons limoncello, to serve

  • 24

    tablespoons vodka, to serve

  • 6

    teaspoons lemon juice, to serve


In a small bowl, pour 4 cups of boiling water over mint leaves. Let steep for 10 minutes. Strain and cool. 2 Meanwhile, in a 1-2 quart saucepan, over medium-high heat, bring to a boil cranberrries, sugar and 1 cup of water. Remove from heat. Cool then strain. 3 To make one cocktail, combine 1/3 cup fresh mint tea, 2 tablespoons cranberry syrup, 1 tablespoon limoncello, 2 tablespoons vodka and 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice in a cocktail shaker full of ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a martini glass. 4 Garnish with a fresh sprig of mint.


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