Raspberry Love Potion #2-14

Filed under: Beverages, Holiday - Valentine's Day, Romantic Recipes.

This luscious raspberry cordial is sure to add a touch of romance to your special Valentine celebration and set hearts a-fire!

1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup Vodka
1 cup Brandy
1-2" cinnamon stick
1/4 tsp. cardamom seed
4 cups fresh/frozen unsweetened raspberries

Combine vodka, brandy and sugar and stir until sugar is dissolved. Add raspberries and all remaining ingredients. Cover and shake well in a canning jar. Let stand at room temperature in a cool place (not in the refrigerator) for 2 months/8 weeks. Invert jar once a week. After 8 weeks, strain out raspberries and pour into decorative bottles for storage. When serving, use small cordial glasses and garnish with sprig of mint and whipped cream.

Quick cocktail method: Replace whole raspberries with 4 cups of raspberry juice and 1/4 cup blended fresh/frozen raspberries.
Substitute 1/2 tsp. cinnamon powder for cinnamon stick. Set aside for several days prior to serving.
Chill and shake well prior to serving in chilled martini or champagne flutes. Rim the glass with colored red or pink sugar and top with whipped cream, sprig of mint and cinnamon stick.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: yield: apprx. 8 cup
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 week fermentation process for cordial/or 2 day quick cocktail method

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German Puff Pancakes With Spiced Apples
Chocolate Chunk/white Chocolate Cookies
Florentine Egg Fluffs

Recipe Provided By:
Holden House-1902 B&B Inn
Colorado Springs, CO

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