Yield: 3 Pints
|8 cups||Raw cranberries, coarsley|
|1 litre||Light or amber rum|
Place the chopped cranberries in a gallon jar with a tight fitting cover (or divide between to half-gallon jars). Add the sugar and the rum. Close the jar tightly; shake gently to blend. Store in a cool dark place for 6 weeks, stirring or shaking the contents every day.
Strain the cordial into decorative bottles. Seal with corks.
Note: This recipe can be halved or even quartered. For a half recipe, use 4 cups cranberries, 3 c sugar, and 2½ cups rum; for a quarter recipe, use 2 cups cranberries, 1 ½ cups sugar and 1 ¼ cups rum.
New Country Fare: Glorious Liqueurs Edited by Mary Aurea Morris ISBN: 0-9627403-1-4 Formatted by Carolyn Shaw 3-96..