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Blackberry vodka

  • makes 1 litre
  • A little effort

What better way to make use of a glut of blackberries than to make blackberry vodka? You can experiment with different amounts of sugar but blackberries are quite tart so a little helps bring out the berry flavours.

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*This recipe is gluten free according to industry standards

Ingredients

  • blackberries 300g
  • caster sugar 3 tbsp
  • vodka 70cl bottle

Method

  • Step 1

    First sterilise your macerating jar or bottle. Wash really well in very hot water then put in a low oven to completely dry out.

  • Step 2

    Wash the blackberries really well and add to the cooled sterilised jar. Add the sugar and vodka and shake so the sugar is well distributed. Leave in a cool dark place for 3 days, giving the jar a shake a couple of times a day.

  • Step 3

    Strain the vodka into a clean bottle. To get a clear liquid, strain through muslin or a clean J cloth. Serve ice cold.

Nutritional Information

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