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Ginger Vanilla Vodka-Tini

  • SERVINGS: Makes about 8 drinks

  1. 1 cup water
  2. 2/3 cups sugar
  3. 1/3 cup thinly sliced fresh ginger
  4. Ice
  5. 2 cups vanilla vodka
  1. In a small saucepan, combine the water, sugar and fresh ginger and bring to a boil. Cook over moderate heat, stirring just until the sugar is dissolved. Cover and let sit off the heat until cool. Strain pressing hard on the ginger. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add 2 tablespoons of the syrup and 1/4 cup of the vodka. Shake vigorously until quite cold and strain into a martini glass. Repeat with the remaining syrup and vodka to make 7 more drinks.