Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins
Blueberries can be bought in season(May to Sept). Avoid stained baskets and so not rinse until ready to use. If freezing, do so before rinsing. Three-four months resting period required.
- 3 cups fresh blueberries
- 1 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1⁄2 cup sugar syrup
- 2 cups vodka
- 1⁄2 teaspoon lemon peel
- Rinse berries and lightly crush. Add vodka, lemon peel, and clove. Pour into 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 glycerin if a thicker consistency is desired. Good for baking.