Citrus Vodka

  • Preparation 15 MIN
    Cooking 5 MIN
    Marinating 7 DAYS
  • Makes 4 cups (1 litre)



  1. Over a saucepan, remove long zests from the grapefruit, orange and lime with a vegetable peeler. Squeeze the juice from each fruit.
  2. Bring the fruit zest and juice to a boil with the sugar, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Let the syrup cool.
  3. In a bottle or a sealable glass container, combine the syrup and vodka. Let steep in a cool, dark place for 7 days.
  4. Through a sieve lined with a coffee filter or cheese cloth, strain the liqueur. Keep in the freezer until ready to serve.


We prefer to use organic citrus fruit in recipes that call for a large amount of zest.

To help you with this recipe

2-in-1 Citrus Juicer

This enamelled cast-iron citrus juicer has two concave domes: one for limes and one for lemons. Designed to extract the maximum of juice without pulp or seeds.

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