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Spiced Cranberry Shrub

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Spiced cranberry shrub is a spiced fruit drink. Prepared with seltzer water, apple juice and cranberry juice cocktail, the spiced cranberry shrub is flavored with lemon peel and served chilled. Great for a summer day!
Ingredients
  Cranberry juice cocktail 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Unsweetened apple juice/Cider 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cinnamon stick 1 , cracked
  Whole cloves 2
  Lemon peel strip 2 (2 Inches Long And 1/2 Inch Wide)
  Sodium free seltzer water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Orange slices 4 (Thin)
Directions

In a small heavy saucepan (preferably nonmetallic), place the cranberry juice cocktail, apple juice, vinegar, cinnamon stick, cloves, and lemon peel, and bring to a boil over moderately high heat.
Adjust the heat so that the mixture barely bubbles, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.
Cool and strain into a 2 quart pitcher.
Fill 4 12 ounce glasses with ice cubes, divide the cranberry mixture among them, and top with the seltzer water.
Stir briskly and garnish each drink with an orange slice, if you like.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Servings: 
4

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