Cranberry Lime Sparkle

A frozen cocktail including light rum, vodka, and fresh cranberries that adds vibrant red color to your dinner or cocktail party.


  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) 100% cranberry juice
  • 4 ounces (120 ml) light rum
  • 2 ounces (60 ml) vodka
  • 2 Tablespoons (25 g) granulated sugar
  • 1/4 small lime, peeled, seeded
  • 1/4 cup (25 g) fresh cranberries
  • 2 cups (480 ml) ice cubes


  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 15 to 20 seconds or until desired consistency is reached.
  5. Pour into a sugar-rimmed glass and serve immediately.

To create sugar-rimmed glasses, moisten rims with a lime wedge and then dip the rims in a shallow dish of white or colored sugar.

This recipe has been written for the C-Series and G-Series machines with Variable Speed control and 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.