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Cranberry Cinnamon & Ginger Spritz

Cranberry Cinnamon & Ginger Spritz

A refreshing summer cocktail combining cranberries, apple juice, raspberries, cinnamon and ginger ale.

  • Duration
  • Prep Time
  • 2Servings


  • 600 milliliters (1 1/2 cups) cranberry juice
  • 200 milliliters (7/8 cup) apple juice
  • 1 cinnamon quill
  • 6 tablespoons raspberry puree (made by pureeing fresh raspberries and straining the pulp)
  • 50 milliliters (1/5 cup) Crème de cassis
  • 1 large lemon
  • Chilled ginger ale


1. Pour the cranberry juice into a shallow tray and place in freezer until ice crystals form around the edge. Use a fork to mix the crystals back into the middle. Place back in freezer and repeat.

2. Bring the apple juice and cinnamon quill to a boil. Take off heat and cool. Reserve the cinnamon quill.

3. Transfer the apple juice, crème de cassis, raspberry puree and cranberry ice to a processor and process till a slushy texture is achieved.

3. Spoon into martini glass with a cinnamon quill as a swivel. 

4. Use a vegetable peeler to pare a strip of lemon rind and use as a scoop. Garnish with a sprig of mint.

Source: uscranberries