As the holiday season twinkles around us, it’s time to add a little sparkle to our celebrations!

Introducing the Cranberry Mint Sparkle – a homemade soda recipe that’s as festive as it is refreshing. This delightful concoction combines the tart sweetness of cranberries with the fresh zing of mint, creating a drink that’s not just a treat for the taste buds but a feast for the eyes too.

Imagine sipping on this vibrant, effervescent beverage as you gather around with loved ones, the room aglow with festive lights and hearts warmed by shared laughter. Each glass, garnished with a sprig of mint and a swirl of cranberry syrup, tells a story of holiday cheer and homemade joy.

And the best part? It’s effortlessly brought to life with your Simpli Soda CO2, ensuring every fizzy sip is not just delicious, but eco-friendly too. So, raise a glass of Cranberry Mint Sparkle this holiday season and make every moment sparkle with joy and sustainability!


  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Fresh mint leaves
  • Ice cubes
  • Sparkling water (carbonated with your Simpli Soda CO2 cylinder)
  • Optional: A slice of lime or orange for garnish


  1. Cranberry Syrup:
    • In a small saucepan, combine cranberries, sugar, and water. Bring to a simmer over medium heat.
    • Cook until the cranberries start to burst and the syrup thickens (about 10 minutes).
    • Strain the syrup into a container, pressing the cranberries to extract all the juice. Let it cool.
  2. Preparing the Drink:
    • In a glass, add a few mint leaves and gently muddle them to release the flavor.
    • Fill the glass with ice cubes.
    • Pour 2-3 tablespoons of the cranberry syrup over the ice (adjust to taste).
    • Top up with sparkling water, freshly carbonated using your Simpli Soda CO2 cylinder.
  3. Garnishing:
    • Stir gently to combine.
    • Garnish with additional cranberries, a mint sprig, and a slice of lime or orange if desired.
  4. Serve:
    • Enjoy your homemade Cranberry Mint Sparkle, a perfect drink to add a festive touch to your holiday celebrations!

This recipe combines the tartness of cranberries with the freshness of mint, creating a delightful holiday drink that’s both refreshing and visually stunning.

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