Blackberry Cordial (Spirits)

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Chef Shadows

I found this recipe at an auction in a box of letters and journals most dating to 1787. SOURCE : OLD HANDWRITTEN RECIEPT by Unknown. Prep time does not include chilling.

Top Review by mollypaul

This is the very same recipe I have in an antique cookbook, except that the recipe I have calls for French brandy and mace.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Tie the spices in a muslin or cheesecloth bag.
  2. Boil juice, sugar, spices for 15 minutes skimming well.
  3. Add brandy.
  4. Cover and set aside to cool.
  5. When cold, strain out the spices and pour into bottles, sealing with corks.
  6. NOTE: For blackberry juice : mash berries and strain through several thicknesses of muslin or cheesecloth.

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