Raspberry Liqueur

Hopefully, by summertime, we will have had some resemblance of a decent spring and we can look forward to a glut of raspberries. In hope, I thought I would share with you my very simple raspberry liqueur recipe.

If you have a cool spot in your garden, try growing a variety of raspberries to fruit at different times.



  1. Rinse and check the raspberries. Don’t used any bruised or diseased fruit.
  2. Place them in a jar that can be sealed. A Kilner jar is ideal.
  3. Add the vodka, seal the jar and shake the contents well.
  4. Shake daily for the first few days, later at least once a week for 3 – 4 weeks.
  5. After 3 – 4 weeks filter the vodka off the berries and transfer the liquid to a large bottle.
  6. Add the sugar and shake until dissolved.
  7. Leave for three months then strain the liqueur through a cloth. You can add more sugar if it isn’t sweet enough for you.

The liqueur should be left to mellow for at least 6 months, preferably 12 months.