Currant Syrup

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Title: Currant Syrup
Yield: 1 Bottle
Categories: Beverages, Fruits, Jams

Ingredients:

3 lb Currants; white or red
1 lb Raspberries
1 lb Cherries, sour
Sugar; see below


"This syrup can be refrigerated for about a month, but must be used within
two weeks after a bottle is opened." Add several tbsps to glass and fill
with cold water or sparkling water and ice.

Mash the fruits together and let them stand in a warm place for a day.
Strain the juice into a nonreactive pan, and add 4 cups (1 lite) of sugar
to each 2 1/2 cups (625 ml) of liquid; place over low heat or inside a pan
partly filled with simmering water and stir to dissolve the sugar. Cool the
syrup, then skim it, pour it into bottles and cork them tightly.

MAKES: about 7 cups, 1 3/4 litres SOURCE: _The Book of One Hundred
Beverages_ by William Bernhardt

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