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Orange Cherry Vodka with Homemade Cherry Simple Syrup

This delicious Orange Cherry Vodka Cocktail has a sweet taste, like a vodka version of a Mai Tai, but with fall ingredients like cherries and cranberry juice!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drink
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 142kcal
Author: Eden


Orange Cherry Vodka

  • 1 oz Vodka
  • 3/4 oz homemade cherry simple syrup recipe below
  • 1 oz fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • 1/2 oz splas of cranberry juice
  • Optional squeeze of lemon

Homemade Cherry Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup raw sugar
  • 2 cups red cherries cut in half


Orange Cherry Vodka

  • Shake all of the ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker for 25 seconds. Strain into a glass and serve with a large ice cube.

Homemade Cherry Simple Syrup

  • Bring the sugar and water to a boil until the sugar is completely dissolved. Add in the cherries and simmer for a few minutes, then let the mixture cool for a few hours. Strain the cherries out, pour into a glass jar and refrigerate.


Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 26mg | Potassium: 57mg | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 15.5mg | Iron: 0.8mg