- 250g fresh or frozen cranberries or other berries (see tip, below)
A tart, ruby-red coloured berry which grows wild on shrubs throughout northern Europe and North…
- 1l bottle vodka
Originally associated with Russia, Slavonic, Baltic and Scandinavian countries, vodka has become…
- 175g caster sugar
Prick each cranberry a couple of times with a fork and layer up in a large sterilised Kilner jar with the sugar. Pour over the vodka and leave for 2 weeks, shaking the jar each day.
Strain and decant into decorative bottles. Seal and label.
Try another flavourThis recipe is easily adapted. Just use the same quantity (250g) of fresh berries - raspberries, strawberries, blackcurrants or blueberries work just as well as cranberries.
Which vodka?You can happily use unbranded vodka for this as the cranberries provide the main bittersweet flavour.