4.00 c Blackberries; cleaned &
- picked over
2.00 c Brandy
Grated peel of 1 lemon
2.00 c Sugar
1.00 c Water
Juice of 1 lemon
Place the blackberries in a large clean glass jar or crock. Crush
slightly to release the juices. Pour the brandy over the berries and
add the lemon peel. Seal and allow to steep for 3 months.
When ready to finish the brandy, simmer the sugar, water and lemon
juice in a small saucepan until clear. Allow to cool.
Pour the blackberry brandy through a strainer into a large jug and
add the sugar syrup to taste. Pour into 1 large or 2 small
decanters. Seal and label. (and decorate)