This week the Project Pastry Queen members are having a virtual baby shower for Emily and BabyRuf! The shower is being hosted by Emily of A Gilt Nutmeg, and you can head over to her site to see everyone’s contributions!
I decided to make a festive drink for the party. I went with cran-raspberry and orange flavors, but you could use this method with any flavor combination you prefer. This drink is sparkling and fruity without being too sweet, and it is non-alcoholic since this is a baby shower.
Congratulations to Emily and her family, and blessings to BabyRuf!
Cran-Orange Sparklers (my original recipe)
- 1 (12 fl. oz.) can cranberry-raspberry cocktail/juice concentrate
- 12 fl. oz. orange juice
- 12 fl. oz. water
- 1 orange
- Sparkling water, ginger ale, or club soda (I used Orange Citrus Seltzer Water)
Slice the orange. In a pitcher, combine the concentrate, orange juice, water and orange slices, then chill in the refrigerator. If desired, save a couple orange slices to garnish glasses.
To serve, rub an orange slice on rims of glasses, dip in sugar, and add ice. Fill glass 2/3 full with juice and top off with sparkling water. Stir gently and enjoy!