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Raspberry Ratafia

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Introduction

I like to make this Raspberry vodka and put it into trifles or pour a little over some raspberries or into a fruit salad.....

I like to make this Raspberry vodka and put it into trifles or pour a little over some raspberries or into a fruit salad.....

Ingredients

Serves: 4-6

Metric Cups
  • 100 grams sugar
  • 570 millilitres vodka (or eau de vie or brandy)
  • 5 almonds (or apricot kernels)
  • 4 ounces sugar
  • 20 fluid ounce vodka (or eau de vie or brandy)
  • 5 almonds (or apricot kernels)

Method

Raspberry Ratafia is a community recipe submitted by thewench and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Put the clean but unwashed fruit in a bowl and sprinkle the sugar over. Press gently with the back of a wooden spoon until the juice begins to run.
  • Pour over the alcohol and add the almonds/ apricot kernels.
  • Put this into a wide-necked jar and cover / seal the top. For the first week or so, shake and turn the jar daily.
  • After about a month, strain the fruit from the liquid and filter the liquid through a double muslin / coffee filter until it is clear.
  • Store in a sealed bottle in a dark place.
  • Put the clean but unwashed fruit in a bowl and sprinkle the sugar over. Press gently with the back of a wooden spoon until the juice begins to run.
  • Pour over the alcohol and add the almonds/ apricot kernels.
  • Put this into a wide-necked jar and cover / seal the top. For the first week or so, shake and turn the jar daily.
  • After about a month, strain the fruit from the liquid and filter the liquid through a double muslin / coffee filter until it is clear.
  • Store in a sealed bottle in a dark place.
  • Tell us what you think