4 easy ingredients
Homemade Cranberry Lemonade:
1 cup frozen cranberries
1 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
3/4 cup sugar
Simple method: Place first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Cool and strain to make a syrup. This syrup can be kept in the fridge for at least a week. Next, fill a glass with ice, then pour sparkling water over top until it’s half full. Add the cranberry syrup to taste 🙂 ) and enjoy.
Just like any other recipe you try, your awesome Cran/ade can be modified in so many tasty ways.
You can add in or substitute different kinds of sparkling waters including sodas and flavored waters. The sugar can be substituted for sweetener if you want your sparkling Cran/ade to be calorie free (or pretty low at least), almost like a diet drink.
Make Yourself Look Good
This recipe is easy to make but others don’t have to know that. Use a fancy glass already filled with ice and a sprig of mint before serving it. Pour the sparkling water in front of the guests until their mouths water. Then tell them you prepared a secret family recipe that took up your whole evening and let them feel guilt and be mesmerized at the same time with the color change as the syrup mixes in with the water and ice. Bonus points if it’s a hot day. They will feel indebted to you which is how all healthy relationships should be right?
Fresh cranberries are generally recommended for your drink and also for any sauce you make. A tasty Cranberry sauce recipe should be simple to make and thick. This is how you ensure the sauce is thick.
Check out the rest of the amazing things you can do with them on this blog, including a tasty, Christmas Punch.