Happy Valentine’s Day!
Fall in love with romantic cranberry inspired cocktail and mocktail recipes this Valentine’s Day…
Red and pink are the colours of passion and love. Wondering how to add seasonal flair to your Valentine and Galentine’s Day celebrations this year? Look no further than Cranberry & Raspberry juice drinks to create a vibrant red or feminine pink hue to your insta worthy cocktails.
Available in supermarkets nationwide Cranberry juice drinks are the perfect mixer for mocktails, cocktails and Valentine’s smoothies. So why not rediscover the versatile cranberry and blast those taste buds with a ‘spot on’ blend of crisp, clean tasting cranberries in a romantic-inspired drink, perfect for lovers, friends and the sober curious to enjoy this Valentine’s Day.
Cran-Rasp Passion Potion Frozen Margarita
(Optional) 2 salt or granulated sugar rimmed, chilled glasses
4 oz good quality tequila such as Patron Reposado
10 oz frozen raspberries
8 oz Cranberry & Raspberry juice drink
Juice from 1/2 lime
Agave to sweeten if desired
Lime rind for edge of glasses
Pomegranate seeds to garnish
Blend all on a smoothie setting in your blender. Sweeten to taste. Pour into chilled glasses (dipped in lime and salt or granulated sugar optional). Twist some lime rind for decoration and top with a sprinkle of pomegranate seeds.
Cupid’s Cranberry Flirtini
Valentine’s cocktails don’t get much better than this. Omit the vodka for a non-alcoholic version.
Ingredients (serves 1)
1 shot (25ml) vodka
75ml of Cranberry Classic OR for a lighter version, Cranberry No Added Sugar juice drink
Splash of Ginger Ale
Lime and granulated sugar for rim of glass
Haribo heart sweet on cocktail stick for decoration or a heart inspired ‘stirrer’ for that cute touch
Dip the rim of the glass in lime and then in granulated sugar
Over ice, mix together Vodka, a squeeze of lime and the cranberry juice
Add a splash of ginger ale and thread a Haribo heart sweet onto a cocktail stick for a cute garnish
Casanova’s Cranberry & Banana Smoothie
Perfect for a Valentine’s Day breakfast…
This super-creamy cranberry, strawberry and banana smoothie recipe is so delicious and so simple to make in just five minutes. Use either fresh or frozen strawberries — it’s the perfect protein-packed breakfast smoothie to kick off your morning or to sip on as an afternoon snack.
250ml Cranberry Classic OR for a lighter version, Cranberry No Added Sugar juice drink
150g frozen strawberries
1 ripe banana
240ml plain Greek yogurt or, for a plant-based version, coconut yoghurt
Honey (or sweetener to taste)
1 handful ice if not using frozen fruit
Add all of the ingredients to your blender / Nutribullet and blend until smooth
Pour into two glasses or some cheeky little glass milk bottles and enjoy!
Recipe’s courtesy of Ocean Spray