Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Holiday Mocktails and a Giveaway


When it comes to the holidays, there's always a need for plenty of festive beverages, so I've teamed up with Sierra Mist to create two holiday mocktails. Cranberry Splash, their special edition holiday drink, is their familiar lemon-lime soda made with real sugar, but with, you guessed it, a splash of cranberry added. I made two drinks, the first recipe is from Sierra Mist and the second is my own creation.


Winter Berry Splash

4 oz. Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash
2 oz. unsweetened brewed green tea, chilled
2 fresh raspberries
2 basil leaves

In a glass, muddle basil leaves and raspberries, then add to cocktail shaker filled with ice. Pour chilled green tea over ice and shake well. Strain into a glass and top with Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash. Serves one.


Holiday Splash Punch

4 oz. Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash
4 oz. sparkling apple cider
2 oz. pomegranate juice
frozen cranberries, optional

Combine Sierra Mist, sparkling cider and pomegranate juice. Pour into glasses. Add a few frozen cranberries to each drink. They serve as a garnish and help keep the drink chilly. Serves two.

Update: Francine of Beautiful, sweet life is the winner!

Giveaway! Want a chance to create your own Cranberry Splash mocktails and cocktails at home? Leave a comment on this post for a chance to win the Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash entertaining pack pictured below. One winner will be chosen at random at midnight on Wednesday, December 26.


I participated in this sponsored campaign for One2One Network. I received product to facilitate my post and monetary compensation, but all opinions stated are my own.


15 comments:

  1. Please count me in on the contest! Beautiful photos as always and the Winter Berry Splash sounds delicious!

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  2. I'd love to win, and I'll have to try these! Always looking for a good mocktail while I'm pregnant. ;)

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  3. This set is adorable! The Holiday punch I am def. going to try this Christmas with my family too :)

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  4. oooooh i would love to have this adorable set for the holidays ;)

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  5. I love Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash! It tastes so good! I definitely am going to try out these cocktails!! =)

    Please count me in for the giveaway too! =)

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  6. What a nice option to have on hand for those guest who would like a non- alcoholic option.Looks yummy!

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  7. These look so pretty and delicious as well! What a wonderful giveaway :)

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  8. Definitely gonna try everything from this post! Love the pictures so much!

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  9. Great alternative for the driver this weekend!

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  10. Thanks for sharing! I'm certainly going to try this one at my next gathering.

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