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Morello Cherry Liqueur

The Liqueur takes a while to make, but it is really worth it.

~ Ingredients:
~ 1 kilo of black cherries
~ 11/2 kilo of sugar
~ 2 cinnamon sticks
~ 4 cloves
~ 2 whole nutmegs
~ 1 liter of Metaxa brandy or cognac 

 

~ Remove the stems and wash the cherries with soap and water.
~ Rinse them well and set aside to drain.
~ Wash and rinse a large mouth, screw top jar.
~ Add the drained cherries, sugar, cinnamon, cloves and nutmegs.
~ Cover tightly and give the jar a shake.
~ Place the jar on a sunny windowsill for 1 month.
~ Don’t open the jar during this time, just shake it occasionally.
~ After one month, open the jar and add the cognac.
~ Close the lid tightly and again, set it on the windowsill for another 10 days.
~ The liqueur will be ready.
~ Using cheesecloth, strain the liqueur into bottles.
~ Personally, I prefer to keep it as is with the fruit and spices.
~ I think it ages that much better.
~ And the cherries really pack a punch!
~ Good Luck and enjoy. 
 

 

Sour Cherry Liquor

~ Ingredients:
2 kilos or sour cherries
2 kilos of cognac
2 kilos of sugar
15 cloves
5 sticks of cinnamon
10 small unripe mandarins
 

 

~ Remove the stems and wash the sour cherries with soap and water.
~ Rinse them well and set aside to drain.
~ Wash and rinse a large mouth, screw top jar.
~ Add the drained cherries, sugar, cinnamon, cloves and mandarins.
~ Cover tightly and give the jar a shake.
~ Place the jar on a sunny windowsill for 1 month (preferably July- August).
~ Don’t open the jar during this time, just shake it occasionally.
~ After one month, remove it from the sun, open the jar and add the cognac.
~ Close the lid tightly and shake the jar to mix.
~ Store the Sour Cherry Liquor in a cool place for a few days.
~ The liquor is ready.
~ Using cheesecloth, strain the liqueur into bottles.
~ Good Luck and enjoy.  
 

 

Orange Liqueur

~ Ingredients:
~ 350 gr of sugar
~ 170gr of orange skins
~ 1250gr of alcohol
~ Few cloves and cinnamon sticks
 

 

~ Clean the orange skins so there is no remains of the white part.
~ Place them in a mortar a few at a time and crush them with some sugar.
~ In a glass container (that would seal well, in order for the perfume not to escape), pour the alcohol and the crushed orange skins and set it aside for 5-6 days.
~ In a sauce pan, pour some water, add the sugar and boil for about 1 -2 minutes, adding in the cloves and cinnamon.
~ When it cools down pour it in the glass container, that we have the orange skins and alcohol and set it aside again for 5-6 days.
~ Every second day shake the glass container to mix the ingredients.
~ After the 5-6 days have passed, pour the jar liquid through cheese cloth or a fine strainer with buckram twice.
~ The orange liqueur is ready.
~ The same way (and with the same proportion) the liqueur of mandarin, lemon, citron, bitter orange can be made.
~ Good Luck and enjoy.  
 

 

   

 

 
 

 

 
 
 
 


 

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