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Ginger Vodka Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 50 ml vodka
  • 200g fresh root ginger, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 300 g sugar

Method

  1. Put the vodka in the freezer and leave it overnight.
  2. Put the ginger in a saucepan with 1 litre water and the sugar. Stir over a low heat to dissolve the sugar, then simmer gently for 1 hour. Stir the mixture, cool, then refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. Mix 25ml strained ginger syrup with the chilled vodka. Pour into a cocktail glass filled with crushed ice.

Cook's tips

The ginger syrup will keep in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. Chill it with the ginger pieces still in it. It can also be used for marinades and baking.

  • Preparation time: 5 minutes plus overnight chilling
  • Cooking time: 1 hour, plus chilling

Makes: 1

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 878.64kJ
210.0kcal
Sugars 25.0g

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This recipe was first published in February 2010.