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cranberry infused vodka in beautiful glasses

Overnight Cranberry Crush Vodka

Cranberry infused vodka!  Comes together in a flash and doesnt require days of soaking.  Make a great gift too!

Course Appetizer, Booze!, holiday
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 5 cups
186 kcal
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Ingredients

  • 12 oz fresh cranberries reserve a 1/3 cup for garnish
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 750 ml bottle orange flavored vodka
  • Simple Syrup
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  1. Begin by making simple syrup.
  2. Mix 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water in a small sauce pan. Bring to a boil and simmer for about a minute until all the sugar is dissolved.

  3. Cool simply syrup completely.
  4. Pour fresh cranberries and 1 1/2 cups water into a blender.
  5. Mix for about 30 seconds until a thick slurry forms. (add additional 1/4 cup water if needed)
  6. Place wire mesh strainer over a medium size bowl.  The juice from the cranberries is what you will be using to flavor the vodka.

  7. Pour cranberry slurry into mesh pushing through with a rubber spatula until all juice has been extracted. Toss remaining cranberry pulp.
  8. You should end up with about a cup and a half of juice.
  9. Combine cooled simple syrup, vodka and extracted cranberry juice.
  10. Leave at room temp overnight to steep.
  11. Pour into decorative containers and garnish with cranberries.
  12. Best served chilled!
Nutrition Facts
Overnight Cranberry Crush Vodka
Amount Per Serving
Calories 186
% Daily Value*
Sodium 8mg 0%
Potassium 57mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 48g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 42g
Vitamin A 0.8%
Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 0.8%
Iron 0.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.