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Vodka Based Ginger Liqueur

Homemade Ginger Liqueur - Vodka Based

This Homemade Ginger Liqueur is vodka based and less sweet than those using a simple syrup. 
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 190kcal


  • 3 1/2 ounce ginger root diced
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 vanilla bean sliced down the middle
  • 16 ounces vodka
  • 1/2 orange peel


  • Combine all the ingredients in a lidded jar and shake to combine. Let steep for 2 days, shaking it once or twice each day. Remove the vanilla bean, recap and continue to steep for 3-4 more days, shaking the jar whenever you think of it
  • Strain out the solids through a strainer lined with a coffee filter. Rebottle it and let it sit for a day or two to mellow even more


Recipe needs to steep for 5-6 days. 


Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 51mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.1mg