Cranberry Lime Simple Syrup Recipe

Cranberry Lime Simple Syrup Recipe
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A perfect accompaniment for any number of cocktails, especially the "Are You Sure This Is A Margarita?"

20
Servings
86
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 8 ounces cranberries, fresh or frozen
  • 1 lime, halved

Directions

Bring sugar and water to a boil, stir until sugar is dissolved. Add cranberries and squeeze both halves of the lime into mixture. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until cranberries are coated in syrup but have not yet burst (about twenty minutes). Strain juice. Discard berries.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
7%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
9mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
8g
6%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
13µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
10mg
1%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
9µg
2%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
4mg
1%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
16mg
2%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
33mg
2%
Water
15g
1%

Cranberry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Cranberry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.