Every few months, I host a book club in my home, and find it a lovely occasion to try out a new cocktail. This time around, I couldn't wait to incorporate ingredients that evoke the holidays, like cranberries and the zesty Italian after-dinner favorite, limoncello.
This three-ingredient sipper couldn't be easier to pull together; it simply calls for seltzer, limoncello, and cranberry juice — no shaker required. Yet the payoff is in spades: "What went into this? Can I have the recipe?" friends asked me throughout the night. I assured them that even the most bar-challenged could make this drink. For a pretty garnish that's a hint of what's to come, toss in a few fresh cranberries, too. Keep reading for the recipe.
- 1/2 cup seltzer
- 1/4 cup limoncello
- 1/4 cup cranberry juice
- 2 strips of lemon peel, for garnish
- 6-8 cranberries, for garnish
- Stir together the seltzer, limoncello, and cranberry juice. Pour into two glasses filled with ice. Garnish each drink with a lemon peel and three or four cranberries.
- Drinks, Cocktails
- North American
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