If you’re a fan of the Italian liqueur, In two weeks time is vodka ready to drink.
Pare the zest from the oranges using a peeler, making sure that none of the bitter white pith is left on the peel. Put the zest in one large clean jar, then tip in the vodka. Seal and leave for a week, shaking the jar each day.
After one week, you’re ready for the next stage. Boil a kettle of water. Put the sugar in a heatproof bowl, then pour over 2 cup of boiling water, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Let to cool. Add to the vodka mix, then leave for another week, shaking the jar regularly.
Strain into decorative bottles, discarding the peel , and store in a cool place until Christmas.