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Hot Cranberry Citrus Drink Recipe

Hot Cranberry Citrus Drink Recipe

This lovely rosy drink, with its appealing fresh fruit flavor, is not too sweet or too tart. I sometimes serve this hot beverage at Christmas or at brunch gatherings as an alternative to coffee, tea or cold juice. -Shari Donaldson, Cummings, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 10 cups water
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup DOLE Canned Pineapple Juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, bring cranberries and water to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 5-7 minutes or until berries pop. Stir in the remaining ingredients; return to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 25-30 minutes.
  • 2. Strain through cheesecloth; discard pulp and cinnamon sticks. Serve warm. Yield: 3 quarts.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 109 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.