Recipes

10 Strawberry Street

12th Day of Christmas Recipe

Christmas Ornamarita Cocktail featuring
10 Strawberry Street

INGREDIENTS FOR THE SUGARED CRANBERRIES (AS GARNISH)

2 Cups Sugar – divided
½ Cup water
1 Bag Fresh Cranberries

REST OF INGREDIENTS FOR THE VERY MERRY ORNAMARITA COCKTAIL 

1 C Top Shelf Tequila
½ Cup Orange Liqueur
½ Cup Cherry Juice
¼ Cup Cranberry Juice
¼ Cup orange Juice, no pulp
Sugared Cranberries and Fresh Rosemary Sprigs for Garnish

1

Step 1

In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine ½ cup of sugar with ½ cup water. Stir until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture just starts to boil. Remove from the heat and add fresh cranberries and stir gently to coat.
2

Step 2

Allow the cranberries to rest in the syrup for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, then drain using a small colander or remove with a slotted spoon.
3

Step 3

Place the sticky cranberries on a cooling rack taking care to separate them. Allow them to dry for 5-10 minutes, then toss one or two at a time in a small bowl filled with 2-3 tablespoons of coarse or granulated sugar. Return the coated cranberries to a clean rack to dry. Dry at room temperature for at least 1 hour, then refrigerate until ready to use.
4

Step 4

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously.
5

Step 5

Using a funnel, pour the mixture into four 3-inch clear ornaments that have been rinsed. Replace the topper on each ornament.
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Step 6

Add sugared cranberries and a rosemary sprig to four margarita glasses. Add the ornament in the glass to serve. Before drinking, slowly pour the contents of the ornament onto the cranberries and enjoy!