Pomegranate Juice Cocktail

Pomegranates are known as the jewel of winter. They are in season now, but they won’t be for long. I love POM Wonderful 100% juice all year round. To make POM Wonderful pomegranates are whole-pressed, meaning a unique blend of polyphenol antioxidants from two whole pomegranates – including its fruit, pith and rind.

The syrup in this recipe is delicious on pancakes, waffles, mixed in yogurt or in a cocktail. It’s Friday so I’m going with a cocktail on this one!

*Sponsored: I received free samples of POM Wonderful mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by POM Wonderful and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.

Pomegranate Juice Cocktail


  • 8 oz POM Wonderful 100% juice
  • 1.5 oz vodka
  • 3 tablespoons fresh squeezed Halo mandarin oranges
  • Fresh mint
  • Splash sparkling water (flavored or unflavored)


In a small saucepan, bring POM Wonderful 100% juice to a boil. Reduce juice to a simmer and cook until thickened or about 25-30 minutes. Combine 1 tsp syrup, 1.5 oz vodka, 3 tablespoons fresh squeezed Halo mandarin orange juice and some fresh mint. Top with a splash of sparking water. Enjoy!

What’s your favorite way to enjoy pomegranates? Tell me below!


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