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strawberry shortcake vodka in a mason jar

Homemade Strawberry Vodka (PLUS Spiked Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Floats!)

Course: cocktail
Cuisine: cocktail
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 days
Total Time: 2 days 5 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 173kcal
Author: Becky Hardin
Homemade Strawberry Vodka with a delicious twist is so easy to make at home! It's the perfect vodka to use for our Spiked Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Floats. This is the ultimate summer treat!
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For the Strawberry Shortcake Vodka

  • 16 ounces strawberries hulled and sliced
  • Approximately 2 cups Everclear 190 proof
  • 1 3/4 cup filtered water
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup simple syrup

For the Spiked Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Floats

  • vanilla bean ice cream
  • 1 cup strawberry juice or a berry blend juice
  • 3 ounces Strawberry Shortcake Vodka


For the Strawberry Shortcake Vodka

  • Fill a 32 ounce mason jar with the sliced strawberries. Use more or less strawberries as needed to fill the jar all the way to the top.
  • Pour in the Everclear.
  • Seal the jar and shake lightly to make sure that all of the strawberries are fully submerged and touched by the Everclear.
  • Refrigerate for a minimum of 48 hours.
  • When ready to continue, pour the Everclear through a fine mesh strainer to remove the strawberries. Return the flavored vodka to the mason jar.
  • Pour in the simple syrup, vanilla extract, and filtered water. Stir to fully combine.
  • Seal tightly and store in the fridge until ready for use,

For the Spiked Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Floats

  • Mix together the 3 ounces (1 shot) Strawberry Shortcake Vodka with the strawberry or berry blend juice.
  • Fill a tall glass with vanilla ice cream and top with the juice mixture.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 249mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 67.2mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1.3mg