This homemade cordial is ready to drink in 6 to 8 weeks, so start this project in early October if you're planning on serving, or gifting, in Decemeber.
2 quarts blackberries (or strawberries, peaches, just about any fruit will do)
3 cups granulated sugar
1 liter vodka or brandy
- Layer berries and sugar in a very large glass jar.
- Cover with 1 liter of liquor. Cover lightly with screw type lid.
- Allow to sit at room temperature for 6 to 8 weeks, shaking every few days to mix ingredients.
- Cordial is ready at the end of 8 weeks.
Makes about 2 quarts.