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Cranberry Simple Syrup

Cranberry Simple Syrup is a tasty simple syrup that is perfect for elevating your favorite drink to the next level! Cranberry goes well with so many liquors, it can be added to almost any cocktail!

Cranberry Simple Syrup

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Cranberry simple syrup is great for Christmas cocktails, Thanksgiving cocktails, and even non-alcoholic cocktails. You can even use simple syrup in coffee drinks, lemonade and iced tea.

Simple syrup is really as simple as its name. It is just sugar and water, and then adding whatever flavor you want. Try my lemon rosemary simply syrup, perfect for a Tom Collins.

This syrup is perfect for a Cranberry Gimlet.

Cranberry Simple Syrup Ingredients

To make this flavored simple syrup, you will need the following ingredients (go to the recipe card below for quantities and instructions):

  • Sugar
  • Water
  • Cranberries

How to Make Cranberry Simple Syrup

Combine the sugar, water, and fresh cranberries in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook for 8-10 minutes, or until the sugar has dissolved and the cranberries have started to soften. Remove from the heat.

Cranberries Cooking in a Saucepan

Mash the cranberries gently with a fork to release their juices. Cover and set aside to cool for 30 minutes.

Simple Syrup with Cranberries

Once cool, stain through a fine mesh sieve to remove any chunks of cranberry.

Cranberry Syrup for Cocktails

Storage Instructions

Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 7 days.

Cranberry Simple Syrup

Cranberry Simple Syrup

Cook Time: 10 minutes
Cooling Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Cranberry Simple Syrup is a tasty simple syrup that is perfect for elevating your favorite drink to the next level!

Ingredients

  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup fresh cranberries

Instructions

  1. Combine the sugar, water, and fresh cranberries in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook for 8-10 minutes, or until the sugar has dissolved and the cranberries have started to soften.
  2. Remove from the heat.
  3. Mash the cranberries gently with a fork to release their juices.
  4. Cover and set aside to cool for 30 minutes.
  5. Once cool, stain through a fine mesh sieve to remove any chunks of cranberry.

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