YieldsMakes 10 to 12 servings
Notes: If freezing fruit ahead, transfer berries when solid to a freezer container and freeze up to 2 weeks.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Cut a V shape under stem of each strawberry and discard. Cut berries in half lengthwise across the V to form a heart. Lay berries in a single layer on baking sheets. Freeze until solid, at least 1 hour; flex pan to release frozen fruit.

Step 2
2

In a 4 1/2-quart or larger bowl, mix cranberry juice cocktail concentrate with sparkling water. Add frozen berries.

Ingredients

 4 cups strawberries, rinsed and drained
 2 cans (12 oz.) frozen cranberry juice cocktail concentrate, thawed
 1 bottle (67.6 oz.) sparkling water, chilled

Directions

Step 1
1

Cut a V shape under stem of each strawberry and discard. Cut berries in half lengthwise across the V to form a heart. Lay berries in a single layer on baking sheets. Freeze until solid, at least 1 hour; flex pan to release frozen fruit.

Step 2
2

In a 4 1/2-quart or larger bowl, mix cranberry juice cocktail concentrate with sparkling water. Add frozen berries.

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