Sip & Sparkle: A Festive Cocktail Recipe Adventure for Two!
by Box'd Night In Team
Hello, festive lovebirds! Ready to infuse some holiday magic into your date night? We've got just the thing to turn your evening into a merry mixology masterpiece. Say cheers to togetherness with our delightful and easy-to-make Sparkling Cranberry Bliss Cocktail.
Sparkling Cranberry Bliss Cocktail
1 cup fresh cranberries
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons water
4 oz cranberry juice
4 oz vodka
1 oz orange liqueur (e.g., Triple Sec)
Champagne or sparkling wine
Orange slices and rosemary sprigs for garnish
Cranberry Simple Syrup:
In a small saucepan, combine fresh cranberries, sugar, and water.
Simmer over medium heat until cranberries burst and sugar dissolves, creating a syrupy consistency.
Allow the syrup to cool before straining out the cranberry solids.
In a cocktail shaker, combine 2 oz of the cranberry simple syrup, cranberry juice, vodka, and orange liqueur.
Shake well until chilled.
Fill two glasses with ice cubes.
Pour the shaken mixture evenly into each glass.
Top with Sparkle:
Gently pour champagne or sparkling wine into each glass, allowing the bubbles to dance with the cranberry infusion.
Drop in a few fresh cranberries for a pop of color.
Garnish with orange slices and a sprig of rosemary for that extra festive touch.
Toast to Love:
Share a clink of glasses and savor the delightful blend of flavours in each sip.
Now dim the lights, and let the festive spirit flow. This Sparkling Cranberry Bliss Cocktail is not just a drink; it's a celebration in a glass, perfect for creating cherished memories on your holiday date night. Cheers to love, laughter, and a sip of something special!