Blueberry liqueur

Yield: 3 Cups

Measure Ingredient
3 cups Fresh blueberries or blackberries
1 each Clove
½ cup Sugar syrup (see recipe) to taste
2 cups Vodka
1 each Lemon vedge, scraped peel

Note: Blueberries can be bought in season(May to Sept). Avoid stained baskets and DO NOT rinse until ready to use. If freezing, do so BEFORE rinsing. Rinse with cold water. Rinse berries and lightly crush. Add vodka, lemon peel, and clove. Pour in DARK bottle and store for 3-4 months. Strain through dampened cheesecloth squeezing out as much juice as possible. Add sugar syrup to taste and store another 4 weeks. Liqueur will tend to be on the watery side. Try adding glycerine if a thicker consistency is desired. Good for baking.

Container: Wide mouth quart jar

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