Orange-Cranberry Gin and Tonic

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Orange-Cranberry Gin and TonicRecipe
Photo: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Orange juice and cranberries lend a bit of festive flair to the classic gin and tonic, making Orange-Cranberry Gin and Tonic the party perfect cocktail.


Makes 1 serving


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1 (2-inch) orange rind strip
1 tablespoon fresh cranberries*
1 teaspoon sugar
1 cup ice cubes
3 tablespoons gin
1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
1/4 cup tonic water


Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 5 Minutes

Muddle orange rind strip, fresh cranberries, and sugar in a cocktail shaker. Add ice cubes, gin, and fresh orange juice. Cover with lid, and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled (about 30 seconds). Pour into an 8-oz. glass; top with tonic water. Serve immediately.

*Frozen cranberries, thawed, may be substituted.

Created date

November 2011