Recipes

Cranberry-Blackberry Spritzer

Category: Mocktails

10 mins

2

Ingredients

2 limes
1 tbsp (15 mL) coarse sugar
12 fresh blackberries
4 fresh mint leaves
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) Oasis Cranberry Juice
2 cups (500 mL) crushed ice
1 cup sparkling water

Preparation

  1. Grate zest from one lime; toss with sugar and spread in thin layer on small plate. Set aside. Cut remaining lime into wedges; reserve 2 wedges for garnish.
  2. Place remaining lime wedges, six blackberries and mint leaves in cocktail shaker. Using a muddler or wooden spoon, press mixture firmly to release natural juices.
  3. Pour Oasis Cranberry Juice into shaker; top shaker with lid and shake well for 45 seconds.
  4. Run lime wedge around rim of 2 tall glasses. Rim each glass in reserved lime-sugar mixture. Divide ice evenly between glasses. Strain juice mixture over ice; top with sparkling water. Thread remaining blackberries onto two cocktail picks
  5. Garnish spritzers with blackberries and lime wedges.
Tip

Make these spritzers for adults by adding 2 oz gin and 1 oz triple sec to the cocktail shaker along with the juice if desired.

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