This Cranberry Ginger Fizz Cocktail is a bright combination of the cranberry flavor I love with a hint of ginger for a holiday cocktail you can’t beat!
One of my favorite parts about the holiday season is the abundance of cranberries. I just love those tart little gems. Whether they’re fresh in homemade cranberry sauce (check out my mother-in-law’s recipe here) or dried and mixed into salads or granola, I love how cranberries add big flavor to recipes.
They’re also great for decorating too. I usually fill one of my large hurricane jars with fresh cranberries and nestle a candle down in the center. Then I wrap fresh pine around the base. I love the rustic look during the holiday season.
Real Housemoms TV
Another great way to use cranberries is in cocktails. A while back, I made an amazing Cranberry Moonshine. It’s a potent homemade cocktail that is perfect for the holidays. It’s sweet and strong and perfect for sipping next to the fire. And, it’s great for gift giving. Last year I gave out jars of it to my friends and family.
This cocktail recipe is really quite simple to make. There are no fancy techniques or hard-to-find ingredients. I used my Cranberry Moonshine as the base of this cocktail but you could easily substitute cranberry flavored vodka. The color of this cocktail is a gorgeous bright reddish-pink and with the effervescent bubbles, it really looks festive.
This cocktail is perfect for holiday parties, too. I served it to my friends last year and everyone was asking for the recipe. You can easily make the fresh cranberry garnish by skewering fresh cranberries on a wooden skewer cut to size. It adds a festive touch to the cocktail.
- 2 shots cranberry flavored vodka or cranberry moonshine
- Ginger ale
- Fresh cranberries for garnish
- Fill a tall glass with ice.
- Add 2 shots of cranberry moonshine to glass.
- Pour in ginger ale to fill the glass.
- Thread fresh cranberries onto a wooden skewer and garnish cocktail.
Download Your Free Copy!
Download your FREE copy of Dinner Made Easy!
Sign up to receive our newsletter and download your copy of Dinner Made Easy FREE! You'll get one email a week with our favorite recipes and tools to make life easy!