An exotic and and refreshing mocktail for the holidays and welcoming the new year. Not only is this drink festive with its gorgeous sanguine color but also it is incredibly easy to make. You can use unsweetened or sweetened cranberry juice and adjust the quantity of rose syrup to your desired level of sweetness. You can use fresh squeezed orange juice in place of lemon. There are floral sweet and sour notes in each sip which will surely make this drink a crowd pleaser!
Ingredients (Serves 3-5)
- 1.5 cups rose syrup (made with Rose Dose organic rose petals)
- 2 cups unsweetened cranberry juice
- 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 tsp pink salt
- 1 - 1.5 cups sparkling water
- Ice cubes
- Mint, fresh cranberries, lemon slices, Rose Dose petals/rose buds etc to garnish
In a pitcher, combine the rose syrup, cranberry juice, lemon juice and salt. If you plan to serve later, you can keep this concoction refrigerated. When ready to serve, add sparkling water and pour the drink over ice in serving cups. Add a few fresh cranberries, mint sprigs, Rose Dose petals/buds and lime slices. Immediately, serve chilled.