Gooseberry liqueur

    60 days 20 min

    A wonderful French recipe for gooseberry liqueur, ideal for using up your garden glut of this delightful fruit.

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    Makes: 1 bottle gooseberry liqueur

    • 300g gooseberries
    • 335g caster sugar
    • 250ml water
    • 500ml vodka (40%)

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:60days soaking  ›  Ready in:60days20min 

    1. Wash the gooseberries then snip off the tops and tails. Dry the gooseberries thoroughly.
    2. Place gooseberries in large sterilised jars (the number you will need will depend on the size of your gooseberries) with a tight fitting lid.
    3. In a saucepan combine sugar and water and bring to the boil and stir until the sugar has dissolved completely. Allow to cool down then mix with vodka and pour over the gooseberries. Give it a stir and tightly seal with the lids.
    4. Let rest for 2 months in a cool and dark place, stirring occasionally with a clean spoon.
    5. After 2 months, filter through a fine sieve lined with cheesecloth and transfer into a sterilised bottle. Store in the fridge while enjoying.

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