Blackcurrant Brandy Recipe – Liqueur-de-Cassis

You will need the following:

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs black currants, with a few leaves
  • 4 Cups brandy
  • 1.5 Cups sugar
  • 2 Cups water
  • 1 Vanilla Pod

Method:

  • Put the black currants, with their leaves, and the Vanilla Pod (crushed) in a wide mouthed glass jar Kilner Jar
  • Pour in the brandy, cover tightly and shake once every few days for about two months.
  • Drain the flavored alcohol from the fruit.
  • Mix the SUGAR and WATER, and bring just to a boil.
  • Cool this syrup and add it to the alcohol.
  • Bottle and cork.
  • Keep the bottles of liqueur for one month before opening.

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