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    HOMEMADE RASPBERRY LIQUEUR

                 Ingredients:

                    1 1/4 cups water

                    1 cup sugar

                    4 cups 100 proof vodka

                    4 cups fresh raspberries

   Method:

    1.  Make a basic syrup by combining sugar and water in a sauce pan.

    Dissolve sugar on medium heat, allow to bubble for 30 minutes, then let cool.

    2.  Add crushed raspberries and vodka allow to steep for 3 months in sealed

     container.                     

    3.  Strain and filter well with cheese cloth or cloth filter before storing in

    a clean sealed container.

 

SERVING SUGGESTIONS:

 

1. By swirling a very thin layer of corn syrup in the glass immediately before filling,       a decorative lined effect can be achieved.

 

 

     NOTE: Even an, almost, undetectable hint of scent can ruin the liqueur flavor.

                 Wash containers EXTREMELY WELL and dry completely.

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