Pomegranate-Key Lime Vodka Cocktails

Jeff Gremillion, Cooking Light DECEMBER 2007


¼cup sugar
¼cup water
1cup club soda
1cup unsweetened pomegranate juice
½cup vodka
3tablespoons fresh Key lime juice (about 3 limes)
Crushed ice
Key lime slices (optional)


Combine sugar and 1/4 cup water in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 2 minutes or just until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; cool. Combine sugar syrup, pomegranate juice, vodka, and lime juice. Place crushed ice in a martini shaker; add about 3/4 cup pomegranate mixture. Cover and shake. Add club soda, strain into a glass. Garnish with lime slice, if desired. Repeat procedure with remaining pomegranate mixture.