For a delicious and festive holiday drink you can make quickly, simply combine the ingredients in advance and shake them up when guests arrive.
- Serves: 2 persons
- 2tablespoons dried cranberries
- ¾cup cranberry juice cocktail (I use Ocean Spray)
- ½cup good vodka, such as Grey Goose
- ¼cup Triple Sec liqueur
- 1cup ice
Step 1Place the cranberries and 2 tablespoons water in a small bowl, cover and microwave for 30 seconds. Set aside until completely cool, about 15 minutes.
Step 2Meanwhile, combine the cranberry juice cocktail, vodka, Triple Sec and ice in a large cocktail shaker, put the lid on and shake for a full 30 seconds. Place a tablespoon of the cranberries in each of 2 martini glasses and pour in the cocktail mixture. Serve ice cold.