Cranberry-Mint Infusion – Sophisticated New Years Eve champagne alternative

Cranberry-Mint Infusion - Sophisticated New Years Eve champagne alternative

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What you need:


2 cups fresh mint leaves
4 cups boiling water
2 cups cranberries
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup limoncello 
1 1/2 cups vodka
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
12 sprigs of mint 

How to make:

Put mint leaves in a large heatproof bowl.

Pour boiling water over mint and let steep 10 minutes.

Strain into a pitcher or another bowl and let the mint tea cool to room temperature.

Meanwhile, in a small saucepan over medium-high heat, bring cranberries, sugar, and 1 cup water to a boil.

Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature.

Strain the cranberry syrup into another pitcher or bowl.

Combine 1/3 cup mint tea, 2 tbsp. cranberry syrup, 1 tbsp. limoncello, 2 tbsp. vodka, and 1/2 tsp. lemon juice in a cocktail shaker full of ice.

Shake vigorously and strain into a martini glass.

Garnish with a sprig of mint.

Enjoy!

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