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Two glasses filled with vodka cranberry over ice. Each has been topped with a slice of lime and a few whole cranberries.
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Vodka Cranberry

A light holiday cocktail made with vodka, cranberry juice, lime and fizzy sparkling water. Toss a few cranberries on top for a festive drink you’ll want to enjoy all season.
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Drink
Cuisine: American
Keyword: vodka cranberry
Servings: 1


  • 1.5 ounces vodka about 1 shot
  • 3 ounces cranberry juice about 2 shots
  • splash of lime juice
  • lime sparkling water
  • fresh cranberries
  • ice


  • Add vodka, cranberry juice and lime juice into a shaker with ice. Shake to combine.
    A clear shaker glass filled with vodka, cranberry and ice. A hand is squeezing fresh lime juice from a lime wedge into the shaker. Ingredients for vodka cranberry are scattered around the shaker.
  • Pour mixture over ice and top off with sparkling water. Toss a few cranberries into the glass and garnish with a lime slice.
    Two glasses. One glass containing vodka cranberry, the other glass being filled with vodka cranberry from a shaker above.


  • Feel free to swap sugared cranberries for the fresh cranberries to make the drink extra festive. 


Serving: 1 | Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 79mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg