Blueberry liquor is a great way to make homemade blueberry syrup or use in your favorite cocktails. The best part is that it only takes 10 minutes and 3 ingredients! This recipe makes enough for two drinks, but you can easily double or triple the recipe depending on how much you want to make.
The following blog post will be an easy recipe for making blueberry liquor at home. It’s delicious and simple to make – let’s get started!
prep: 30 mins additional: 1 week 5 days total: 1 week 5 days Servings: 8 Yield: 16 fluid ounces
1 ½ cups vodka
½ lemon, zested
1 (12 ounce) package frozen blueberries, thawed
¾ cup simple syrup
3 whole cloves
Mash thawed blueberries with a fork in a bowl, then place into a 1-quart canning jar. Add the lemon zest, cloves, and vodka.
Seal the jar tightly with its lid and place in a cool, dark place. Allow the vodka to stand for 3 months, shaking the jar gently every few days.
After 3 months, strain out the blueberries, and filter the vodka through cheesecloth into another 1-quart jar. Pour in the simple syrup, seal the jar tightly with its lid, and shake until the syrup has dissolved.
Again place into a cool, dark place, and age for at least a month. When ready to bottle, filter again through cheesecloth, then pour into a decorative bottle of your choice.
Per Serving: 178 calories; protein 0.2g; carbohydrates 19.2g; fat 0.3g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 1.5mg.