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Cranberry Old Fashioned cocktail
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Cranberry Old Fashioned Cocktail

If you are looking for an easy yet delicious cocktail recipe perfect for the holidays, look no futher than this Cranberry Old Fashioned recipe.
Whether you're celebrating with guests this holiday season, or simply looking for a classic cocktail recipe with a twist for an evening at home, you cannot go wrong with a bourbon old fashion.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Bourbon, Cocktail, Old Fashioned
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cocktail
Calories 385kcal
Cost $45

Ingredients

FOR THE COCKTAIL

  • 3 ounces Bourbon Whiskey
  • 1 ounce cranberry simple syrup
  • 3-4 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary, garnish
  • orange zest, garnish
  • fresh cranberries, garnish
  • cinnamon stick, garnish

FOR THE CRANBERRY SIMPLE SYRUP

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 3-4 cinnamon sticks, optional

Instructions

FOR THE CRANBERRY OLD FASHIONED

  • Fill your glasses with ice (preferably a large round or square ice cube). Add bourbon whiskey, bitters, cranberry simple syrup and stir together for 5-10 seconds.
  • Garnish with orange zest, orange zest, or orange slice, fresh cranberries and/or cinnamon sticks and fresh rosemary.
  • Serve & enjoy!

FOR THE CRANBERRY SIMPLE SYRUP

  • To make the cranberry simple syrup, bring 2 cups of water, 1 cup of sugar, and 1 cup for fresh cranberries to a boil. Continue to cook for 4-5 minutes over medium heat.
  • For a spiced cranberry old fashioned, add 3-4 cinnamon sticks. Strain with a fine mesh sieve. Be sure to cool before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 385kcal | Carbohydrates: 201g | Sodium: 27mg | Potassium: 6mg | Sugar: 200g | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg