The Good Girls List of Lust Libations: Spiced Cranberry Mocktail

Spiced Cranberry Mocktail | @BloomMaternity | The Bloom BlogWhether you’re pregnant or a teetotaler; you don’t have to be a wall flower with it comes to holiday mixer fun. You can definitely be on Santa’s good list, and glam it up too with a Spiced Cranberry Mocktail.

This simple recipe only takes a few ingredients, and about 30 minutes to make. The result is about 8 cups of mocktail — so be prepared to drink up.

Spiced Cranberry Mocktail

1 quart Cranberries (3 12 oz. bags)
2 cups Sugar
2 quarts Water
2 cups Orange Juice (fresh)
3 tablespoons Lemon Juice
2 sticks, Cinnamon
Ginger Ale

Mix and boil cranberries, sugar and water until cranberries pop open. Strain cranberries from the juice and discard.

Add Orange Juice, lemon juice and cinnamon sticks. Simmer on the stove for about 10 minutes.

Remove from stove and chill.

Mix 1/3 Ginger Ale to 2/3 Cranberry mixture when serving.

I teamed up with 10 other marvelous bloggers. Jump from blog to blog in our blog circle to see all the “real” cocktails on The Good List for you or the glam girl in your life! Next stop from here is to Colleen at San Antonio Mom Blogs. Colleen is the connector in San Antonio for those of us who blog.  She’s a social media maven who has the most beautiful blonde, curly hair. Slightly envious…but just slightly.

Happy Mixing!



9 Responses so far »

  1. 1

    Ellen, alcohol or not, this sounds like a great holiday drink.

  2. 3

    And, thanks for the super kind compliment. I’m blushing! 😉

  3. 4

    Faith said,

    Agreed with Colleen! All good cocktails start off with a great base. This sounds great with or without the booze!

  4. 6

    torijohnson5 said,

    This sounds like the perfect beverage for the holiday season!

  5. 8

    […] original recipe gave me the inspiration for a mocktail version I posted over at The Bloom Blog, turning it into a sparkling cold drink. So be sure to pop over there and say […]

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