Cranberry Aperol Spritz, a Christmas Cocktail

Cranberry Aperol Spritz, a Christmas Cocktail

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Cranberry Aperol Spritz, a Christmas Cocktail

I’ve build a Christmas twist on this passe Italian aperitif with this Cranberry Aperol Spritz recipe – it’s the very most practical drink to give your company over the festive interval.

A Christmas Cocktail

Now that we’re smartly into November, I am formally giving in to the whole lot Christmas. On the total I tag the open of the festive interval by watching Christmas movies. Over the years I’ve accrued a sizable sequence and if we’re seeking to ogle all of them prior to the 25th of December we now have got to open watching them aesthetic early on!

A Muppets Christmas Carol is Jon’s absolute favourite and most continuously the first and last Christmas film we ogle. However as we’re holidaying in New Zealand in the lumber as much as Christmas we aren’t going so as to snuggle up on the sofa watching Christmas movies. So, I’ll correct should drink Christmas themed cocktails on the seaside as a change! It’s a attractive life isn’t it!

Cranberry and Aperol Sprtiz made with cranberry juice, aperol and prosecco.

Aperol and Cranberry

Even though the aperol spritz is generally considered a summer season drink, the bitter, citrus flavour of aperol makes it absolute most practical for alongside side to Christmas cocktails. To invent a standard aperol spritz you add 3 parts aperol to 2 parts prosecco and 1 fragment soda water.

However, I’ve taken the standard “3-2-1” approach and swapped out light and refreshing soda water for sweet, syrupy cranberry juice. I net so wrathful the 2d novel cranberries appear in the shops – they correct declare Christmas to me.

It made very most practical sense to me to add cranberries and oranges in a Christmas Cranberry Aperol Spritz!

Cranberry and Aperol Spritz, a single wine glass of Christmas cocktail, garnished with novel cranberries, rosemary and served over ice.

The recipe

By swapping soda water for cranberry juice, this cocktail is extra elephantine bodied and has a festive twist. It’s a interesting, long cocktail that’s very most practical for serving at Christmas or New Years Eve parties.

Cranberry and Aperol Sprtiz made with cranberry juice, aperol and prosecco.

Cranberry Aperol Spritz, a Christmas Cocktail


This Cranberry Aperol Spritz Cocktail is a festive twist on an Italian traditional!

Prep Time 5 minutes

Total Time 5 minutes

Path Drinks

Cuisine Italian

Servings 1 person

Calories 290 kcal

  • In a gargantuan wine glass crammed with ice, pour over the cranberry juice followed by Aperol and the prosecco.

  • Garnish with novel crnaberries and rosemary.

Calories: 290kcal

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