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Whipped Goat Cheese + Cranberry Orange Gin Fizz

A pretty and festive pairing perfect for Holiday entertaining!

Course Appetizer, Drinks
Prep Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

Whipped Goat Cheese

  • 4 oz light cream cheese room temp.
  • 8 oz plain goat cheese room temp
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • Juice of half a naval orange
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Pinch of salt

For serving,

  • ¼ cup store bought cranberry jalapeno jam or any store bought cranberry jam
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • Whole wheat crostini’s for serving

Cranberry Orange Gin Fizz

  • 2-3 oz Empress Gin 4-6 tablespoons
  • 1 ½ oz unsweetened cranberry juice 3 tablespoons
  • ½ oz fresh squeezed orange juice 1 tablespoon
  • ½ oz maple syrup 1 tablespoon
  • 1 cold egg white
  • Top with soda water

Instructions

Whipped Goat Cheese

  1. For the dip, in a food processor, blend all of the whipped goat cheese ingredients together until smooth and creamy. Transfer to a serving dish. Top with cranberry jalepeno jam and olive oil. Serve with crostinis. Enjoy!

Cranberry Orange Gin Fizz

  1. For the cocktail, add gin, cranberry juice, orange juice, maple syrup, and egg white to a cocktail shaker topped with lid and shake vigorously without ice. Add ice and shake again until cold and frothy.
  2. Pour the cocktail into a glass. Top with desired amount of sparkling water. Top with a caramelized orange slice, if desired. Enjoy