A holiday spin on this classic cocktail, taking the refreshing taste of cranberry and marrying it with the Christmas flavors of ginger and cinnamon. Garnish with a maraschino cherry or cinnamon stick. Cinnamon syrup can be kept lidded and refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Servings:
1
Yield:
1 cocktail
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Ingredients

1
Original recipe yields 1 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Cinnamon Simple Syrup:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Bring water to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Stir in sugar until completely dissolved, 1 to 2 minutes. Add cinnamon sticks, reduce heat to low, and let simmer for 8 minutes. Remove from heat and let steep for 1 hour.

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  • Remove cinnamon sticks and pour syrup into a squeeze bottle.

  • Mix ginger ale, cranberry juice, vodka, and 1 teaspoon cinnamon syrup mixture together in a 12-ounce highball glass. Stir or shake thoroughly. Fill with ice to the top of the glass. Serve.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of cinnamon simple syrup.

Nutrition Facts

942 calories; protein 0.2g; carbohydrates 226.5g; fat 0.1g; sodium 24.5mg. Full Nutrition
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