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Bacon Infused Vodka

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 6 hr 45 min
  • Servings 10
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Here's the perfect (and easy-to-make) gift for the true bacon connoisseur in your life. Try a dirty martini with your first batch, and mix up more bottles for gift giving all year long.
By Inspired Taste
Updated Nov 12, 2012
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  • 1 bottle (750 ml) vodka
  • 3 pint-size mason jars with lids
  • 4 slices thick-sliced bacon
  • Mesh strainer
  • Cheesecloth or coffee filter
  • Funnel


  • 1
    Divide vodka evenly among mason jars; reserve vodka bottle.
  • 2
    In 10-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon and reserve for another use. Reserve 2 tablespoons bacon drippings; discard any remaining drippings.
  • 3
    Add 2 teaspoons drippings to vodka in each jar. Cover jars tightly with lid; shake well. Let stand at room temperature 6 hours.
  • 4
    Place jars in freezer for 30 minutes. Line mesh strainer with cheesecloth; set strainer in large bowl. Strain vodka in strainer (any bacon drippings should remain in cheesecloth). Use funnel to pour strained vodka back into original bottle. Store in cool, dark location for up to 6 months.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    A bottle of this vodka would be a fun gift for dad for a birthday, Father’s Day or other occasion.
  • tip 2
    Make a simple martini with a splash of olive juice, called a dirty martini, with bacon vodka for extra flavor.


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