Ingredients for Rhubarb Vodka:
Method for Rhubarb Vodka:
- Crush 2 sticks of rhubarb (in a plastic bag with a rolling pin or a pestle and morter) and put into a Kilner type jar (must be at least a litre and half) with 3 tablespoon of sugar and leave for 2 days.
- Add 3 cloves, 1 cinnamon stick (or 1/2 teaspoon), zest of ½ a lemon and cover with 1 Litre Vodka.
- Leave in cool dark place for 3 weeks – BUT SHAKE DAILY
- Filter through muslin (of coffee filter) and leave for 3 months – if you can!
This can be done with other fruit than rhubarb. Try, for example, raspberry or blueberry. Makes a nice present when bottled into small kilner bottles.
Use some of your home grown fruit to make your own supply of fruit drinks, both soft and alcoholic. What are Fruit Syrups & Squashes? Syrups are strained fruit juices, sweetened with sugar, whilst squashes have part of the fruit tissue included. ...