Festive Cranberry Orange Spritzer

Cranberry Orange Spritzer (1 of 3)

Try this bright and delicious sparkling beverage as a great alternative to alcohol.

Makes: 1 serving

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: N/A

Total Time: 5 minutes


1 slice navel orange, about ½-inch thick

Dash of bitters

½ teaspoon maple syrup

Ice cubes

2-ounces (¼ cup) unsweetened apple cider

2-ounces (¼ cup) unsweetened 100% cranberry juice

Seltzer water

Fresh cranberries and rosemary sprig, to garnish


  1. Place the orange slice in the bottom of a 10-ounce or larger highball glass or other tall drinking glass. Use a wooden spoon to muddle the orange until its juice is released. 

  2. Add a dash of bitters and the maple syrup to the glass.

  3. Fill the glass with ice. Then, pour in the apple cider and cranberry juice. Use a long handled spoon to gently stir the mixture.

  4. Top with seltzer water. Garnish with fresh cranberries and a sprig of rosemary and serve.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 60

Fat: 0 grams

Saturated Fat: 0 grams

Cholesterol: 0 milligrams

Sodium: 5 milligrams

Carbohydrate: 13 grams

Fiber: 0 grams

Sugar: 12 grams

Added Sugar: 2 grams

Protein: 0 grams