Raspberry vodka (gf/vg)

One of our course attendees' absolute favourites - always goes down a storm.  Perfect as an aperitif or as a creme de cassis replacement in a glass of wine or bubbly.Ingredients:-
  • 1 litre vodka (good quality vodka is preferable because the flavour will come through the raspberry taste)
  • 470g raspberries
  • 240g sugar (caster preferably)
  1. Place the raspberries, sugar and vodka into a large screw top jar.
  2. Shake to start dissolving the sugar and place into a dark cupboard.
  3. Shake every day for 3-4 days or until the sugar as dissolved and then leave  in the cupboard for at least 3 months.
  4. Decant through a muslin lined sieve into a jug.  Pour into a screw top bottle and leave in a dark place for at least 3 months (the longer the better as the flavour deepens and develops over time.
  5. Pop the vodka soaked raspberries into a berry boozy trifle.