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Ginger Vodka and Orange Juice Cocktail

This delicious Ginger Vodka and Orange Juice Cocktail is a spicy-sweet concoction that will have you breathing a sigh of comfort.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Cocktails, Vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Cooling Time: 1 hour
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 Cocktail
Calories 189kcal

Ingredients

Vodka and fresh orange juice with candied ginger

    Crystallized Ginger Simple Syrup:

    • ½ cup water
    • ½ cup sliced crystallized candied ginger

    For the Cocktail:

    • 1 teaspoon crystalized ginger simple syrup
    • 2 ounces vodka
    • 6 ounces fresh-squeezed orange juice

    Instructions

    Crystallized Ginger Simple Syrup:

    • Simmer water, and ginger in a small saucepan for 5 minutes. Remove the saucepan from the heat.
    • Let cool until you can pour it into a container that can go in the refrigerator to chill for at least two hours. It will keep in the fridge for a week.

    For the Cocktail:

    • Add simple syrup, vodka and orange juice to a tumbler.
    • Stir and add ice. You can add a slice or two of crystallized ginger to the bottom of the glass too.

    Notes

    Orange juice and vodka cocktail with fresh ginger

    • Ginger Simple Syrup:
    • ½ cup water
    • ½ ounce peeled and sliced
    • Directions:
    • Simmer water, and ginger in a small saucepan for 5 minutes.
    • Remove the saucepan. Let cool until you can pour it into a container that can go in the refrigerator to chill for at least two hours.
    • It will keep in the fridge for a week.
    • For the Cocktail:
    • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger simple syrup
    • 2 ounces vodka
    • 6 ounces store-bought orange juice
    • Directions:
    • Add simple syrup, vodka and orange juice to a tumbler.
    • Stir and add ice. You can add a slice or two of crystallized ginger to the bottom of the glass too.

    Nutrition

    Serving: 1Cocktail | Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 140mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 85.1mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.6mg