Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Pomegranate Cranberry Cocktail and How to Deseed a Pomegranate in 60 seconds

Pomegranate Cranberry Cocktail-These red and green cocktails are festive and perfect for a holiday party.

I love the color of these cocktails. The extra large pomegranates are finally in season. I stocked up on them while shopping at Costco, which also gave me a chance to try out a new method of deseeding pomegranates which has been all over the internet. I’ve made my own video showing the method, which you can find at the end of this post.


It really works and I was able to completely de-seed my huge pomegranate in less than 60 seconds. The ruby red fruit is so pretty, inspiring me to make these holiday cocktails.

You can view the video here: http://youtu.be/z9XODJ1S5w8


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Pomegranate Cranberry Cocktail

Ingredients:

1 bottle sparkling pomegranate juice
1 cup cranberry juice (or cranapple juice for something sweeter)
2-3 oz vodka (optional)
fresh mint or basil
pomegranate seeds for garnish

Directions:

Mix juices and vodka. Serve over ice and garnish with fresh mint or basil and pomegranate seeds.

 

6 Responses to “Pomegranate Cranberry Cocktail and How to Deseed a Pomegranate in 60 seconds”

  1. 1

    Eva @ Eva Bakes — December 17, 2013 @ 5:35 am

    Cool video! I never knew you could hit the pomegranate like that and get all the seeds out!

    • Kirbie replied: — December 17th, 2013 @ 10:27 am

      I saw videos a lot this year but didn’t believe it until I tried it myself. It really works and it’s so fast.

  2. 2

    Mary — December 17, 2013 @ 9:30 am

    Looks like a nice refreshing cocktail! I think the seeds in the drink is a cute idea. Plus you can say you’re getting nutrients while having a drink :)

    • Kirbie replied: — December 17th, 2013 @ 10:26 am

      haha, very true!

  3. 3

    Nicole — December 19, 2013 @ 7:52 am

    Nice tutorial, I will certainly try this cocktail. thank you!!! and merry Christmas

    • Kirbie replied: — December 19th, 2013 @ 11:55 am

      thanks! Merry Christmas to you too!

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