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Mulled Cranberry Cocktail

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield Makes 5 servings (1 serving: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 4 cup cranberry juice, chilled, divided
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 strips orange zest
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • 4 cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup rum
  • 1/4 teaspoon orange bitters, optional

Nutrition Information

  • calories 234
  • fat 0 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • protein 1 g
  • carbohydrate 37 g
  • sugars 29 g
  • fiber 0 g
  • sodium 11 mg
  • satfat 0 g
  • monofat 0 g
  • polyfat 0 g

How to Make It

  1. Combine 2 cups cranberry juice, sugar, zest, cinnamon, and cloves in a saucepan.

  2. Simmer over medium heat until sugar dissolves. let stand about 30 minutes.

  3. Strain into a pitcher; stir in vanilla, rum, bitters (if using), and remaining 2 cups cranberry juice. Divide among 5 ice-filled glasses.