Ginger Vodka Cocktail

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

Makes: 1


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


  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.