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spiced cranberry cocktail iced tea

Recipe by
Baby Kato
Beautiful Shore Country, NB

So good, it’s tart and tangy, sweet and very refreshing. Well worth the extra effort. Make sure to serve well chilled.

yield 12 - 14
prep time 1 Hr 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For spiced cranberry cocktail iced tea

  • 3 qt
  • 1
    (12 ounce) package cranberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 c
    white sugar
  • 2
    oranges, juice of, freshly squeezed
  • 2
    lemons, juice of, freshly squeezed
  • 10
    whole cloves
  • 1/4 tsp
    allspice, ground
  • 2
    small cinnamon sticks
  • 1/2 c
    pineapple juice, chilled
  • 1/2 c
    ginger ale, chilled
  • ice cubes
  • 2
    oranges, sliced
  • 2
    lemons, sliced

How To Make spiced cranberry cocktail iced tea

  • 1
    In a large pot, combine water and cranberries.
  • 2
    Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Next add the sugar, orange juice, lemon juice, cloves, allspice berries and cinnamon sticks.
  • 4
    Cover and steep for 1 hour.
  • 5
    Strain the mixture, pour into a large pitcher and allow to cool to room temperature on counter.
  • 6
    Once cooled place in refrigerator, until chilled.
  • 7
    When ready, add the pineapple juice, ginger ale, lemon and orange slices to the cranberry mixture in the pitcher and serve in tall glasses with lots of ice.