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Cranberry Shrub

Makes 3 1/2 cups

Total Time
10 mins

su-Cranberry Shrub

Photo: Jeffery Cross
 12 ounces fresh or frozen cranberries
 1 cup sugar
 3/4 cup red wine vinegar
 1 teaspoon lemon zest
 2 tablespoons lemon juice
Step 1

Bring all ingredients to a simmer with 2 cups water in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring often. Reduce heat to low and cook 5 minutes until most cranberries have burst.

Step 2

Spoon out a few whole cranberries and set aside for garnishing drinks if you like.*

Step 3

Strain mixture, pressing liquid out of pulp using the back of a spoon. Discard pulp. Chill at least 1 hour. Store for up to 3 months.

Step 4

*Roll the berries in sugar, skewer on toothpicks, and set across tops of drinks. Use that day.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Makes 3 1/2 cups