Easy Cranberry Simple Syrup

Easy Cranberry Simple Syrup

Elevate your cocktails by making this infused Cranberry simple syrup. Only 2 ingredients to elevate your cocktail game. Perfect for Christmas or Valentine’s Day.

Welcome to December where our kitchen is filled with holiday themed simple syrup, such as this Cranberry flavor.  We love making our own syrup for cocktails. On Friday come back to check out our Cranberry Martini Recipe using this recipe.

This simple syrup ratio is the same ratio we use for basic syrup: 1 to 1. This recipe works with almost any fruit: mango, strawberries, blackberries, peaches, etc. You can use fresh squeezed juice (if run through a sieve) if in a pinch. Our homemade cranberry juice recipe will be posted soon.Simple Syrup Recipe

Flavored Syrup is super easy to make and cheap to create!

Plus – how gorgeous is this ruby red color? That alone rocks my world.

Make sure to check out our Christmas Recipes section for more Christmas Fun, like Mulled Wine and Coquito!

Until then, CHEERS!

Make sure to Pin this on Pinterest if you’re feeling the LOVE!

Deck the Halls with this Easy Cranberry Simple Syrup! Perfect for your holiday cocktails. This recipe is ready in less than 5 minutes! Can be adapted to your favorite fruit.

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Cranberry Simple Syrup
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Cranberry Simple Syrup

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time7 mins
Servings: 2 Cups
Author: Darcey Olson


  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 2.5 cup Fresh Cranberries


  • Add the cranberries to a blender or food processor and combine until almost liquidy.
  • Add the sugar, water and cranberry blend to a medium saucepan and heat over medium.
  • Bring the mixture to a simmer and stir until the sugar is completely dissolved (about 1.5 minutes).
  • Remove from the heat and strain the mixture using a sieve or cheesecloth to remove the small cranberry bits.
  • Transfer to a covered jar and store in the refrigerator for up to a week.
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Wednesday 7th of April 2021

Would this work with dried cranberries?

Susan Weir

Monday 19th of October 2020

Could I make this using cranberry juice? If so how should I change the ratio of sugar since it is already sweetened?

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Thursday 24th of December 2015

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Tuesday 15th of December 2015

I make a few flavored simple syrups but I have never thought of cranberry. It sounds wonderful! Thanks for sharing.

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