Holiday Clementine Cranberry Cocktail
The flavors of the tangy cranberry combine with the citrus bursts of clementine and soft sweetness of the rum to create this incredible Clementine Cranberry Cocktail, perfect for any Holiday gathering!
Servings 2 people
- 3 Clementines
- 1/2 cup Ginger Ale
- 1.5 cup Cranberry Juice
- handful Frozen Cranberries
- 4 oz White Rum
- handful Ice Cubes
Prepping the Clementine JuiceBegin by using a fruit knife (often included in a cocktail shaker kit) to gently curl some of the rind for garnish, set aside. Cut the clementine in half and squeeze the juice into a small bowl or container.
Combine the cranberry juice, clementine juice, ice and rum in your cocktail shaker. Make sure the lid is on tightly and SHAKE to mix the ingredients well.
Using the strainer, pour equal portions into your glass. Add 1/2 of the ginger ale along with a couple of frozen cranberries and stir gently to combine.
GarnishOn a small toothpick, spear 3-4 cranberries and wrap the clementine peel from earlier between. Place on top of your glass and serve. Add additional ice if you want it colder.
You can prepare your clementines ahead of time, we normally juice and peel them the day before our parties and keep the juice in a sealed container so it is easy to measure the day of!
If you prefer your drink weaker (or stronger) be sure to adjust the rum to your tastes!