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How to Make Skittles Vodka: Skittles Vodka Lemonade Cocktail Recipe

Have you ever heard that you can make cocktails in your Instant Pot?! I mean, yes, you can. We are going to make Skittles Vodka in our pressure cooker followed by a delicious Skittles Vodka Lemonade drink!

How to Make Skittles Vodka

To get started, you will need vodka and a pressure cooker. We used an Instant Pot. Add one cup of Skittles, a half cup of sugar, and six cups of vodka to the Instant Pot. Seal the lid and set it to manual high for three minutes.

Allow to natural release for 15 minutes. Pour the liquid into mason jars and shake vigorously for a minute. Place the jar in a cool place for 24 hours. Strain the candy bits and seal again until use.

Skittles Lemonade Cocktail

When your Skittles Vodka is ready, it’s time to mix it up! Use a shot of Skittles Vodka, an ounce of cherry juice, an ounce of lemonade, and three ounces of Sprite. Shake it up and serve.

Skittles Vodka Cocktail

Skittles Vodka Cocktail

Yield: 1 mason of vodka, 1 cocktail
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Additional Time: 1 day
Total Time: 1 day 23 minutes

This recipe makes infused vodka in an Instant Pot PLUS 1 cocktail.


For Skittles Vodka:

  • 3 24oz mason jars
  • 1 1/2 cups Vodka
  • 1/2 cup Traditional Skittles
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Seal again until use

For Skittles Vodka Cocktail:

  • 1 ½ oz of Skittle vodka
  • 1 oz Cherry Juice
  • 1 oz Lemonade
  • 3 oz Sprite


To make Skittles vodka:

    1. Pour 6 cups of Vodka into the Instant Pot
    2. Add 1 cup of skittles
    3. Add sugar
    4. Seal the lid and set it to manual high for 3 minutes.
    5. Allow to natural release for 15 min
    6. Pour the liquid into mason jars and shake vigorously for a minute.
    7. Place the jar in a cool place for 24 hours.
    8. Strain the candy bits.
    9. Seal again until use

To make Skittles Vodka Cocktail:

  1. In a tall bar shaker add all ingredients and shake to combine.


The total cook time would be 24 hours since the vodka needs to chill in the fridge overnight. The cocktail itself takes less than 5 minutes to make.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 478Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 14mgCarbohydrates: 62gFiber: 0gSugar: 57gProtein: 0g

The nutritional information here is an estimate. While I try to provide accurate information via Nutritionix, this information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that it will be completely accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any information should only be used as a general guideline.

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