Spiced Cranberry Shrub Recipe

spiced cranberry shrub

Recipe for Spiced Cranberry Shrub submitted by Mrs Bouguet

Shrub is a name which is borrowed from the Arabs –  fruit sherbet drink.

Makes 4 glasses and takes 5 minutes, plus 1 hour to chill.

Ingredients for Spiced Cranberry Shrub:

  • 285ml cranberry juice
  • 225ml dry cider
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 strips lemon rind
  • 12 ice cubes
  • 570ml mineral water chilled
  • 4 orange slices
  • 1 small red skinned apple

Method of Spiced Cranberry Shrub:

  1. Pour the cranberry juice into a stainless steel or enamel saucepan with the cider, vinegar, cloves and lemon rind.  Bring to the boil, then take off the heat.
  2. Cover and leave for about 1 hour until cooled.
  3. Strain the shrub into a jug, add the ice, mineral water and orange slices. At the last moment slice and add the apple.   Serve in chilled glasses.
  4. For a slightly sweeter drink, use half and half cranberry and raspberry juice.
Posted in Apples, Fruit, Vegetarian Recipes, Cranberries, Lemons, Drinks, All Recipes, Oranges
One comment on “Spiced Cranberry Shrub Recipe
  1. Yvonne Johnstone says:

    just browsing the Internet looking for jam, chutney and pickle recipes, what a wonderful site. very impressed, well done

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