Cranberry Ginger Margarita

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It only takes one of these babies to start feeling thankful… Fresh cranberries are simmered with cloves, cinnamon sticks, orange zest and ginger to create the ultimate cool-weather margarita. 

See how much better your family gets along when you serve a round of these!

Cranberry Margaritas
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Ingredients
  • MARGARITA
  • 4 oz Cranberry-Ginger syrup (*see below for recipe)
  • 4 oz tequila
  • 1 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • SYRUP
  • 1 cinnamon stick or ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 piece fresh ginger, chopped (about ¼th cup)
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves or ¼th teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 12 oz organic cranberries
Instructions
  1. TO ASSEMBLE THE COCKTAIL
  2. Combine the syrup, tequila and lime juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds. Strain into martini glasses.
  3. TO MAKE THE SYRUP
  4. Combine the cinnamon, ginger, orange zest, cloves, salt, sugar, water and cranberries in a saucepot and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook 15 minutes. Pour through a fine-mesh strainer into a bowl, pressing lightly on the berries to extract as much juice as possible. Reserve the strained liquid in a glass jar. Will keep refrigerated up to 3 weeks.

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One Comment

  1. Aviva Goldfarb December 28, 2014 at 10:51 pm - Reply

    Okay, James and Brooke, this looks like it’s going to be the best cocktail we ever had! Will definitely be trying this and I’m pinning it now so I remember in case I don’t do it tonight.

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