Cranberry Bellinis

Makes 8 servings

Cranberry Bellinis, recipe by Michelle McGrath

Cranberry Simple Syrup:

½ c. unsweetened cranberry juice

½ c. sugar               

Cranberry Bellinis:

2 c. unsweetened cranberry juice, chilled

1 750 ml bottle of prosecco, sparkling wine or sparkling water

Frozen cranberries and fresh lime slices, for garnish

Combine the cranberry juice and simple syrup in a small saucepan, and simmer over medium-low heat until all the sugar dissolves, set aside to cool.

In champagne flutes, pour 2 t. cranberry simple syrup in the bottom of the glass.  Top with 2 oz. cranberry juice, then 4 oz. prosecco, sparkling wine or sparkling water.  Garnish with frozen cranberries and a lime slice.

This recipe series was made possible through the support of Cape Cod Cranberry Growers’ Association, the member-operated trade association for the Massachusetts cranberry industry. one of the oldest farmer organizations in the country.

Recipe series Developer/Writer/Photographer Michelle McGrath is the founder of McGrath PR | Media Relations, providing visibility to the arts and culture sector, non-profits, agricultural and small business industries.