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Prep 20 mins
Cook 45 mins
An old-fashioned recipe from the Wisconsin Dutch section of the US Regional Cookbook, Chicago Culinary Arts Institute, 1947.
- Stem and wash berries.
- cover with water and cook until very soft; strain.
- Measure juice; for each quart, add 2 cups of sugar.
- Return to saucepan.
- Tie spices in bag and add to sugar/juice mixture.
- Cook until thick.
- Cool, remove spices and measure again.
- Add 1 pint liquor for each quart of syrup.
- Bottle and cork tightly.
- Let sit in cool dark place for at least three weeks.
- Improves with age.