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Cranberry vodka

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Wow your friends with the fabulously easy recipe for cranberry vodka. The perfect festive party drink, it makes a delicious gift to give too.

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  • Serves:12
  • Skill level:easy

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  • 1 1 Orange(s)
  • 250g 8⅞ oz Cranberries
  • 200g 7⅛ oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we like Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • 1tsp 1tsp Vanilla extract (we like Nielsen-Massey) Vanilla extract
  • 1l ⅜ gal Vodka

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Using a potato peeler, pare away the orange zest. Put the cranberries into a shallow dish and stab them with a fork. Put the fruit into 2 sterilised kilner jars, then add the vanilla extract, orange zest and the sugar.

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  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Pour over the vodka, seal the jars and leave for 2 weeks to mature. Make sure you shake the jars every couple of days until the sugar has dissolved.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 1l ⅜ gal Vodka
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    After 2 weeks, strain the liquid into a jug, pour into sterilised bottles, seal and label.

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    This recipe will keep for up to 1 month if refrigerated. Serve chilled.