Cranberry Margarita

cranberry margarita
Although there is little more devine in life than a well-made classic margarita this festive cranberry version is a close runner up.
Recipe By: Muy Bueno Cookbook
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  • Serves1 drink

Ingredients

  • Cranberry Puree:
    • 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice, about 9 oranges
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1 16 ounce package of fresh cranberries
  • Cranberry Swizzle Sticks:
    • 10 skewer sticks
    • 1 16 ounce package of fresh cranberries
    • 1 cup of light Karo syrup
    • 1 cup of granulated sugar
    • 10 skewer sticks
    • 1 16 ounce package of fresh cranberries
    • 1 cup of light Karo syrup
    • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • Margarita:
    • 1 1/2 ounces of your favorite tequila
    • 1/2 ounce of Grand Marnier
    • 2 ounces of cranberry puree

Instructions

Cranberry Puree
In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the sugar in the orange juice. Add the cranberries and cook over low heat for 10 minutes. Set aside and let it cool. Blend cranberries in a blender, then strain to make the puree

Mix Drink
In a shaker add crushed ice, 1 1/2 ounces of tequila, 1/2 ounce of Grand Marnier, 2 ounces of cranberry puree and shake to mix.

Pour drink into a sugar rimmed martini glass. Add a cranberry swizzle stick for garnish. 

Cranberry Swizzle Sticks
Skewer several cranberries onto 10 skewer sticks but leave enough skewer exposed on one end. Lightly brush each cranberry skewer with Karo syrup and then sprinkle granulated sugar over the cranberry skewers. Place the cranberry swizzle sticks on wax paper and place in the freezer to set

Additional Notes

In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the sugar in the orange juice. Add the cranberries and cook over low heat for 10 minutes. Set aside and let it cool. Blend cranberries in a blender, then strain to make the puree
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