Currant or Raisin Liqueur (Cassis)

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YIELD: 1 cup
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Boil 1 cup water. Add currants. Cover, turn off heat and let currants plump in hot water for about 5 minutes.
  • Drain off water.
  • Place currants and alcohol in a tightly closed jar and steep for 1 week.
  • Shake jar occasionally during steeping.
  • Strain and filter.
  • Add enough sugar syrup for cassis, or more for creme de cassis, to your taste. Mature for 2 weeks.
  • Either recipe makes 1 cup.
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