12 Drinks of Christmas – Day 12
Part of the enjoyment over the holiday season is entertaining friends and family. They love being surprised with special treats. With some simple preparation, this cocktail will certainly wow your guests and perhaps become a new holiday tradition.
- 1 Cup of Water
- ¾ Cup Sugar
- 2 Fresh Orange Peels
- 1 Cup Fresh Cranberries
- 1 Cup Canadian Whisky
- 8 Springs Fresh Mint
In a saucepan, heath water, sugar, orange peel and cranberries. Cook until cranberries being to pop. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature. Refrigerate in sterile container until cold. Strain cranberry syrup through a sieve into a sterile container, discarding solids. Store in refrigerator for up to one week.
To make, add whisky to the syrup mix. Stir well. Fill six rock glasses with ice. Pour the chilled mixture into the glasses. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.