Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Cheers! A Pomegranate Cosmopolitan

Pomegranate Cosmopolitan

When you are looking for a fancy cocktail to celebrate an occasion or just to celebrate the end of a week, a cosmopolitan will fit the bill. 

Want to make it just a bit more special?  Make it a pomegranate cosmopolitan.

A Pomegranate Cosmopolitan

The Pomegranate Cosmopolitan Ingredients
Makes One

  • 2 ounces Absolute Mandarin vodka
  • 1 ounce Cointreau liquer
  • 1 ounce Pom Wonderful pomegranate juice
  • 1/2 ounce cranberry juice cocktail, I used Ocean Spray Diet Cranberry
  • 1/2 ounce fresh squeezed lime juice
  • extra lime for garnish

 Fill a Boston shaker with ice.

A Boston Shaker with Ice

Add the vodka, Cointreau, cranberry juice, pomegranate juice and lime.  Shake until the shaker frosts.  Pour into a martini glass and garnish with lime.  Serve immediately and enjoy.

You can make this drink in advance for a cocktail party.

 Pomegranate Cosmopolitans for a Crowd
  • 2 cups Absolute Mandarin vodka
  • 1 cup Cointreau liquer
  • 1/2 cup cranberry juice cocktail, I used Ocean Spray Diet Cranberry
  • 1 cup Pom Wonderful pomegranate juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
  • extra lime for garnish

Combine the ingredients together in a large pitcher.

To serve, make each drink individually in a shaker as described in the individual serving directions.

If you'd like some appetizer suggestions to serve with your Pomegranate Cosmopolitan click the links below.
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  1. Oh I love a good pomegranate cosmo. I always buy them at restaurants which can be super expensive, so I am very excited to try this! My husband and I (and our Friday night couch date) thank you!

  2. Ah yes! I love the addition of pomegranate juice to the classic Cosmo. Very creative!

  3. I'm going to have to try this, sounds yummy:)


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