Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is a beautiful liqueur. Make extra and give as a gift in a cut-glass or blown glass bottle. Use blueberries or raspberries to vary the flavors.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the sugar and water in a large pan, and bring to a boil.
  2. Simmer 5 minutes and then stir in the berries and grated rinds.
  3. Take off the heat; cool.
  4. Sterilize a 1 quart jar and pour berry/sugar mix into it.
  5. Add vodka and stir.
  6. Cover with lid.
  7. Store in a cool dark place for one month, shaking every other day.
  8. At the end of the month, strain the berries out.
  9. Sterilize another jar, and pour the liquid into it.
  10. Cover, put back in the dark, and let sit another four weeks.
Most Helpful

This is great! I like to top it off with a little sweet and sour when I have a glass.

moxiepurple September 16, 2010

YUM! Easy and truly delicious, sweet with a slight tartness. Thank you so much for posting this. I am giving it as holiday gifts, as well.

CraftScout December 18, 2008

Lovely appearance, and the flavor is, well, wow! Giving as a gift to several people this Xmas- recipe doubles and triples well.

Leopardstripes December 01, 2006