Pink Fizz ~ 3 tsp. simple syrup, 12 fresh mint leaves, 3 ounces fresh lime juice, Crushed ice, 8 ounces vodka, Cranberry juice, Champagne or sparkling wine. -- Muddle syrup, mint and lime together in a shaker. Add ice, vodka, 1/8 cup cranberry juice and shake well. Pour mixture into four champagne glasses, evenly and top off with champagne or wine. Garnish with mint.