Liqueur de Framboise is a delicious French creation that is full of great flavor and a treasure whether served straight, on the rocks or mixed in a cocktail.

Liqueur de Framboise

Liqueur de Framboise
 
Raspberry liqueur, more commonly known commercially as Chambord, is a delicious beverage used in a wide range of liqueurs and food recipes.
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Recipe type: Liqueurs
Serves: 1 bottle
Ingredients
  • 1 pound fresh raspberries **
  • 1 pound sugar
  • 2 Cups water
  • 2 Cups pure grain alcohol*
  • 2 Cups water
Instructions
  1. Rinse and check berries. Discard any overripe or moldy berries. Place berries in a large bowl.
  2. Crush berries slightly with back of wooden spoon. Set aside.
  3. Warm 2 cups water with sugar in medium saucepan over moderate heat. Stir continuously til well dissolved and liquid is just warm.
  4. Pour sugar water over berries, stir. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for one week. Stir occasionally.
  5. After aging in refrigerator, strain through a fine wire mesh strainer into a large bowl or aging container.
  6. Add alcohol mixture, stir. Cap and let age one month. Strain through cloth until clear.
  7. Re-bottle as desired. Ready for use in cooking at this point but age 2 months longer before drinking.
Notes
* Variation: 4 cups 80 proof vodka may be substituted for 2 cups pure grain alcohol and 2 cups water. Proof of liqueur will be slightly less. ** This recipe works with most cane berries, such as blackberries, loganberries, etc. Ready in 3 months. Makes over 1 quart.

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