Saturday, December 31, 2016

Cranberry Ginger Gin Fizz

One of the things I love the most about winter is all of the produce. Butternut squash, cranberries, pears, brussel sprouts, oranges, oh and did I mention cranberries? Luckily, Cape Code Select Premium Cranberries freezes their cranberries at their peak so you can get them year round! I was given the opportunity to sample some and create a few recipes for them. 

While I made a bunch of things out of JUST one bag, the recipe I am choosing to share is one I am extremely proud of. I channeled my inner bartender and made this killer simple syrup with cranberries. Combined with gin and tonic, this is a killer combo. 

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Cranberry Ginger Gin Fizz
serves 6 (or two people, 3 times)

Ingredients
½ cup sugar
½ cup water
½ cup Cape Cod Select Premium Frozen Cranberries
1 inch of ginger, cut into 3 pieces
6 oz. good quality gin
9 oz. tonic water

Directions for simple syrup
1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a pot, cook over medium heat 5 minutes. 
2. The berries will start to break down, help the process along by using a fork/spoon to crush the berries
3. Cook for a total of approx 10 minutes. 
4. Strain mixture and put syrup in n ofridge for 10 minutes. 

Directions for assembling
1. In a glass, put in 4 ice cubes. 
2. Add in 1/2 shot (.75 oz) of the simple syrup, one shot of gin, 1 1/2 shots of gin. 
3. Stir. Drink. Enjoy. 

3 comments:

  1. The drink looks good to me, though I am not sure whether I am ever going to drink or not since it may not be halal.

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