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Berry Syrup

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

 

Recipe by Alana Chernila

Added to sparkling water, this is a great alternative to sodas.  And spiked, it makes a refreshing party drink for a backyard BBQ! 

Ingredients
2 lbs fresh or frozen berries 
6 cups water 
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (about 1 to 2 lemons) 
1/2 cup sugar or more to taste 
1 tbsp kirsch liqueur (optional) 


Directions
Combine the berries and water in a large saucepan.  Bring to a boil.  Reduce the heat, cover, and cook for at least 20 minutes, or until the berries are dissolved or mostly broken up.

Blend the mixture using an immersion blender or transfer to an upright blender.  Pour the mixture through a sieve into a mixing bowl (see "Tip" below), then return to the pan and add the lemon juice and the sugar.  Cook over medium-high heat at a very low boil for 15 minutes until slightly reduced, stirring frequently.  Add additional sugar to taste. Stir in the kirsch, if using, and allow to cool.

Will keep in refrigerator, covered, up to 10 days.  Will keep in a freezer for six months.

Tip
Save the pulp, sweeten with sugar or honey, and serve over yogurt or ice cream!

 

 

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