Satsuma Orange Vodka Cocktail

  • Author: Taming of the Spoon
  • Prep Time: 8 hours 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 8 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x



For the satsuma infused vodka

  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 6 satsuma mandarin oranges, peeled
  • 3/4 cup Grand Marnier
  • 1/4 cup lime juice

For each cocktail

  • 1/2 cup satsuma infused vodka
  • 1 teaspoon pomegranate liqueur
  • 1/4 cup sparkling water or to taste
  • Ice
  • Lime slice, for garnish


  1. Combine vodka, sugar, and satsumas in a food processor or blender; process until pureed. Refrigerate orange mixture for at least 8 hours or overnight. Strain mixture through a fine mesh sieve over a 4 cup measuring cup or large bowl, pressing to extract juice. Discard solids. Stir in Grand Marnier and lime juice.

For each cocktail

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add satsuma vodka and pomegranate liqueur. Shake for 15 seconds.
  2. Strain into a cocktail glass and top with sparkling water. Garnish with a slice of lime.