Cranberry mint julep cocktail

Cranberry mint juleps

Makes 1

120ml water

100g granulated sugar

50ml of the mint sugar syrup

fresh mint leaves

30ml cranberry juice

30ml pomegranate juice

crushed ice

  1. To make the sugar syrup, combine water, sugar and fresh mint leaves in a saucepan. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for two minutes. Remove the mint leaves. Allow the syrup to cool, then store in the refrigerator.
  2. To make each mocktail, place the mint sugar syrup in a cocktail shaker and add the cranberry juice, the pomegranate juice and the crushed ice. Shake well, then strain into a tall glass over some ice cubes. Garnish with cranberries and fresh mint.