Cranberry Lemon Summer Zinger Cocktail Recipe


Cool Cocktail Recipe For Summer Sipping!

We love this cool Cranberry Lemon Summer Zinger cocktail for simple, yet special summer entertaining.  It’s a tart treat that will tantalize your tastebuds, and refresh your guests on a hot summer day.  Fresh lemonade and cranberry are a great match for mixing an All-American cocktail – perfect for celebrating the patriotic holidays this summer. Cranberries are America’s Original Superfruit and have many wonderful health properties.  They contain antioxidants; are naturally fat and cholesterol free, low in sodium and are a good source of dietary fiber.

Cranberry Lemon Summer Zinger Cocktail Recipe

Serves: 1
  • 1.5 oz. cranberry infused vodka (see recipe below)
  • 3.5 oz. lemonade
  • Lemon wheel
  • Skewered cranberry pick
  1. Pour 3.5 oz lemonade into a stemless wine glass filled halfway with ice.
  2. Add 1.5 oz. cranberry infused vodka.
  3. Use skewered cranberry pick to stir.
  4. Garnish with lemon wheel and cranberry pick.


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Cranberry Infused Vodka


  • 1 – 750 ml bottle vodka
  • 1 bag frozen cranberries
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice


  1. Add cranberries, sugar and lemon juice to non-stick saucepan. Heat on low-medium stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  3. Pour cranberry mixture into a glass bottle/jar/container with airtight lid. Add vodka. Cover with lid and store on counter out of direct sunlight for one week.
  4. Strain mixture using fine sieve. Store cranberry infused vodka in airtight glass bottle.

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