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.
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
How to Make It
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.
I think the gin cranberry combo is underestimated. Delicious recipe, the fizz adds a lightness and freshness...Thanks!
I made a version that included fresh squeezed OJ and a hint of cinnamon infused in the gin:
Cranberry, saddle up.You’re pulling double duty at my place | J is for Judy!