Bring on the citrus with this zesty after-dinner treat. Just add oranges and some sugar, and you'll have a something sweet to sip with dessert (or for dessert). Be sure to make this about a week before serving so your Tito's has a chance to infuse.
Crafted by: Kirsten Meeks
2 cups sugar
2 cups water
9 blood oranges
Make the infusion
Peel the rind off 8 of blood oranges using a vegetable peeler. Remove any excess white pith with a paring knife.
Place the orange rinds in a resealable jar and add Tito’s Handmade Vodka to cover.
Seal and let infuse for 1 week.
make the simple syrup
Mix 2 cups of sugar with 2 cups of water and zest of 1 blood orange.
Bring to a boil for 1 minute then allow to cool.
After the syrup has cooled, mix with the juice of all 9 blood oranges.
Mix the infused vodka and simple syrup together in a 1:1 ratio.