If you are looking for a festive holiday cocktail, look no further. This Cranberry Mule is a must for this festive time of year. This recipe is fun and unique with the addition of Cranberry Simple Syrup. It’s refreshing and light and perfect for celebrating! You can find more festive cocktails here and here!
Cranberry Simple Syrup
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon of lime zest
2 cups of fresh cranberries
In a medium pan, combine sugar, water, cranberries and lime zest.
Bring the mixture to a simmer and cook just until the cranberries begin to burst.
Remove the pan from heat.
When the syrup cools to room temperature, transfer it to a gjass jar with a lid and refridgerate.
When you are ready to make a cocktail, strain the syrup through a fine mesh strainer before use.
2 ounces of vodka
1/2 ounce of lime juice
2 ounces of cranberry simple syrup
4 ounces of ginger beer
2 large ice cubes
Lime wheels and fresh cranberries for garnishes
Use tongs to place the large ice cubes in the glass, to prevent cracking the glass.
Add the vodka to the glass.
Add the lime juice and cranberry simple syrup.
Top the cocktail with ginger beer.
Garnish the cocktail with lime wheels and cranberries.