Infusing vodka has become quite popular in the last little while so I thought I would jump on the bandwagon and try my hand at making a couple bottles.

Cranberry Lime Vodka Ingredients

  • Cranberries
  • Lime rind
  • Vodka
  • sugar
  • Sealable glass bottle or jar

I didn't give exact measurements since it really depends on the size of your bottle but I used approximately 1-1/4 bags of cranberries, 8-10 oz of vodka, rind from two limes and 2 table spoons of sugar.

I was also interested in finding a swing top bottle which was next to impossible. After much searching I found a couple at Stokes kitchen store.

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What to Do

Discard rotten or overly soft cranberries and wash the remaining berries well. Using a knife or toothpick poke a hole into each cranberry and drop into clean bottle. Carefully peel lime rind so that there is no pith and layer in-between cranberries and sprinkle sugar over top. Cover with vodka until it reaches the top, seal and shake. The sugar may not dissolve immediately but it will after a couple days of sitting and being shaken. Enjoy after 2-4 weeks of sitting and infusing.

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Word of the Day: Distillation

A method of separating mixtures based on differences in volatilities ( evaporation ) of components in a boiling liquid mixture.

Happy Infusing!

Posted
AuthorCamille Pacori