Cranberry-Mint Infusion

Total Time
5 mins
20 mins

From Sunset magazine. "Mint tea and cranberry syrup combine in a glowing aperitif."

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  1. In a small bowl, pour 4 cups of boiling water over mint leaves. Let steep for 10 minutes. Strain and cool.
  2. Meanwhile, in a 1-2 quart saucepan, over medium-high heat, bring to a boil cranberrries, sugar and 1 cup of water. Remove from heat. Cool then strain.
  3. To make one cocktail, combine 1/3 cup fresh mint tea, 2 tablespoons cranberry syrup, 1 tablespoon limoncello, 2 tablespoons vodka and 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice in a cocktail shaker full of ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a martini glass.
  4. Garnish with a fresh sprig of mint.