Old Fashion Raspberry Cordial – A Sweet Cocktail Sipper for Adults

Old fashion raspberry cordial recipe is a sweet cocktail sipper for adults. Much as it was made centuries ago, this cordial is made using fresh fruit, alcohol, and sugar. This adult beverage is guaranteed to not disappoint.

Easy to Make Raspberry Cordial - This is not your typical Anne of Green Gables Cordial

Raspberry season is not complete until raspberry-jalapeno jam and this old fashion raspberry cordial have been made. Of course, there’s more to create, though these are two items should be number one on the list.

I’m a huge fan in using alcohol to preserving foods. By adding alcohol it creates a superb flavor, generally leaving you wanting more. For example, home canned Bourbon peaches. This home preserved item contains a mild bourbon flavor in perfectly canned peaches.

A Child’s Raspberry Cordial

When Lola began reading Anne of Green Gables there was an instantly infatuated on how raspberry cordial must taste. Fixation quickly turned into act, allowing for a virgin cordial to be created.

Easy to Make Raspberry Cordial - This is not your typical Anne of Green Gables Cordial

As a matter of fact, she made the raspberry cordial.  Independently, all on her own, with not one bit of assistance from me. Without a doubt, it was delicious!

Does the mention have to be made in regard to how proud I was of her?

Old Fashion Raspberry Cordial

For this very reason an adult version was created.  This cordial is sinfully fabulous.  Feel free to enjoy it as a dessert sipper or used to create mixed drinks.  For example, a splash added to homemade lemonade creates a refreshing summer cocktail.

Easy to Make Raspberry Cordial - This is not your typical Anne of Green Gables Cordial

Old Fashion Raspberry Cordial

Old fashion raspberry cordial recipe is a sweet cocktail sipper for adults. Much as it was made centuries ago, this adult beverage is made using fresh fruit, alcohol, sugar, and is promised to not disappoint.

Ingredients

  • 1 quart Raspberry fresh
  • 1 cup Organic Sugar
  • 4 cups Premium Vodka

Instructions

  • In quart size mason jar, add sugar 
  • Next, gently add fresh raspberries taking care to not pack down the fruit
  • Fill jar with vodka, covering the raspberries 
  • Each week, gently rotate the jar to mix the content
  • Store cordial in a cool dark location for up to 2 months, gently shaking jar each week to mix the content

Strain the Fruit

  • Using a fine mesh sieve, slowly separate the fruit from the liquid into a swing top bottle or mason jar
  • Store in a cool dark location until ready to serve

Notes

Feel free to experiment with various fruits and alcohol. Another great pairing, cherries and brandy, bourbon and peaches.
To serve, as a cordial and sipped, mixed with lemonade, cold tea, and even spritzer water.
Experiment a Little!

Because the making of cordials should be fun, feel free to experiment a little!  Use various types of berries such as, blackberry, huckleberry, blueberries, or strawberries. But don’t stop there! Fruit, such as, cherries, pineapples, apples, and citrus would also make excellent choices.

Aside from using vodka, try different alcohols to create cordials. Brandy, bourbon, and rum are great options to experiment with.

Easy to Make Raspberry Cordial - This is not your typical Anne of Green Gables Cordial

Want to learn more about preserving the harvest?  Check out our book, The Farm Girl’s Guide to Preserving the Harvest!

Easy to Make Raspberry Cordial - This is not your typical Anne of Green Gables Cordial

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