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Edible Christmas Gifts (5) ~ Cranberry Vodka

It takes two weeks to make so you need to get started pretty soon to have this ready for Crimbo.

1 litre Vodka
250g Fresh Cranberries
175g Caster Sugar

Method: (makes 2 50cl bottles)
Step 1: Sterilise a suitably large bottle (see picture at top)
Step 2: Prick the cranberries with a fork and place in bottle, add voddy and sugar
Step 3: Leave for two weeks shaking every day
Step 4: Strain and decant into smaller 50cl bottles (sterilised) to give away as presents - I may well have to keep a bottle...for emergencies


  1. Wow, I'd want a gift like that!

  2. This would be a very festive liqueur. You can even make one out of leftover lemon peels like Aglaia taught me:D

  3. Beth what a brilliant idea!! This liqueur makes a great gift and so very festive. Thanks for sharing this :)

    Rosie x

  4. Gorgeous colour! With cranberry vodka you're already half-way to a Cosmopolitan cocktail...

  5. I like the sound of this! It will make a brilliant present.

  6. PS There is a little something for you over at my blog. Hold it dear to your heart or pass it along whichever you wish:D

  7. What a great idea! In nice bottles this would make a great gift

  8. What a fantastic idea! I love vodka and cranberry juice so this is my kind of vodka.

  9. How fun! Do you have to refrigerate it?

  10. That looks great! It's not likely to explode either, which is in it's favour, unlike some other homemade booze!

  11. Cheers, make mine a large one. ;-)
    Looks great, Beth.

  12. I love Vodka and Cranberry and this is a great gift!


  13. Great minds think alike, I have a batch maturing in the cupboard for Christmas! :)

  14. I love vodka, neve rhad them like this. If you like you can send this for my event

  15. The color of Cranberry vodka looks gorgeous.The method for preparation is very simple and easy.A perfect drink for any party.I like to enjoy my drink with Cohiba cigars, which I buy online.

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  17. Does it keep?
    I made a similar drink last year with raspberries and after a couple of weeks it tasted like soap - such a shame/waste!

  18. Oh wow, that sounds gorgeous! Will definitely be making some for Christmas!


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