Cape Codder Recipe

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Cape Codder

  • Author: Ingrid Visockiene
  • Total Time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: 1 Serving 1x


The Cape Codder is an American cocktail that captures the spirit of the East Coast with its refreshing combination of vodka and cranberry juice, highlighted by a squeeze of lime.

Named after the Cape Cod region known for its cranberry bogs, the Cape Codder fuses tart and sweet, offering a crisp, invigorating tipple that can be enjoyed year-round.


  • 2 oz or 60 ml Vodka
  • 4 oz or 120 ml Cranberry juice
  • Ice cubes
  • Lime wedge (for garnish)


  1. Prep: Fill a highball glass with ice cubes.
  2. Pour: Pour vodka and cranberry juice over the ice.
  3. Mix: Stir gently to mix the ingredients.
  4. Garnish: Squeeze a lime wedge and use it as a garnish.


The Cape Codder is part of a family of fruit juice and spirit cocktails often referred to as “highballs.” Its popularity surged in the 1940s and 1950s as cranberry juice became a staple in American households.

  • Prep Time: 2 Minutes
  • Category: Cocktail
  • Cuisine: Cocktail


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 185
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Protein: 1g

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