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Homemade Cocktail Garnishes

Want to take your cocktails and mocktails from good to great? These homemade zero-waste cocktail garnishes make it feel like you are at a fancy bar in your own home! These are also great for holiday hosting. Try these festive ideas below.

Dehydrated Citrus Garnish

Preheat your oven to its lowest temperature (around 200-225 degrees). Thinly slice the citrus of choice (oranges, limes, and blood oranges work great). Place on a lined baking tray and bake for 3-4 hours, flipping every hour, until dry.

DIY cocktail garnishes

Homemade Sugared Rosemary Cocktail Garnish

Combine equal parts sugar and water in a saucepan. Simmer until sugar is dissolved and remove from heat. Dunk rosemary in the simple syrup and remove with a slotted spoon or chopsticks. Set rosemary on a wire rack for one hour (note the rosemary will not completely dry, but remain sticky). Gently coat the rosemary in granulated sugar.

homemade cocktail garnish

Pomegranate Ice Cubes

Fill your ice cube tray with pomegranate seeds. Gently fill with water and freeze completely.

DIY cocktail garnishes

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