Ginger-Infused Vodka

Ginger-Infused Vodka

For a no-fuss sensation, give martinis and other cocktails a spicy flavor with vodka pepped up with fresh ginger.

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Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
SERVINGS
24
SERVING SIZE
1  ounce
YIELD
3 cups
PREP TIME
10 mins

Ginger-Infused Vodka

For a no-fuss sensation, give martinis and other cocktails a spicy flavor with vodka pepped up with fresh ginger.

Ginger-Infused Vodka
SERVINGS
24
SERVING SIZE
1  ounce
YIELD
3 cups
PREP TIME
10 mins
by 3  people
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Related Categories:

Cocktails, Drinks, Vodka Drinks
Ingredients
  • 1   4-inch-long piece fresh ginger, thinly sliced lengthwise, or 1/2 tsp. dried lavender
  • 1  750  milliliter bottle vodka (about 3 cups)
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Directions
1. 
Place ginger slices in a clean 1-quart jar. Using a wooden spoon, lightly crush ginger slices against the side of the jar. Add vodka.
2. 
Cover jar tightly with a nonmetallic lid (or cover jar with plastic wrap and tightly seal with a metal lid). Let stand in the freezer for 4 days.
3. 
Pour vodka through a fine mesh sieve to remove all solids. Return infused vodka to jar. Or to give as a gift, pour infused vodka into a decorative jar. Label and seal. Place jar in the freezer up to 3 months to store. Makes about 3 cups (24 1-ounce servings)

Variation

  • Gingered Pineapple Martini:

    Combine 1-1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) Ginger Vodka, 1/2 cup pineapple juice, and 1 teaspoon sugar. Shake with ice, strain, and serve in a martini glass.

    Per serving: 180 cal., 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat),0 mg chol., 3 mg sodium, 20 g carbo., 0 g fiber, 0 g pro.

    Daily Values: 0% vit. A, 21% vit. C, 2% calcium, 2% iron.

Variation

  • Gingered Cape Cod:

    Combine 1-1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) Ginger Vodka, 1/3 cup cranberry juice, and 1/3 cup chilled carbonated water. Serve over ice.

    Per serving: 144 cal., 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat),0 mg chol., 19 mg sodium, 11 g carbo., 0 g fiber, 0 g pro.

    Daily Values: 0% vit. A, 59% vit. C, 1% calcium, 1% iron.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 65, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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