How to Make Homemade Liquors
How to Make Homemade Liquors or homemade brandy. This homemade fruit brandy recipe is so easy & makes excellent gifts for the holidays or any occasion.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
- One - 2 pt jar per flavor
- 2-1/2 cups fruit of choice or enough to fill the jar
- *note- if making apricot brandy you can add the apricots whole- do not pit or skin
- 12 tbsp granulated sugar
- Vodka least expensive- plastic bottle to fill
Sterilize your jars & allow to cool
Fill with your fruit to the neck of the jar
Pour in your vodka- to the neck of the jar
Put on lid making sure your seal is tight.
Add a strip of tape & write the date on it
Store on the counter - does not have to be a particularly sunny or dark place
Flip every day for 3 months - once the fruit shrinks & is floating in the liquid it's okay to just give it a good shake everyday
When the 3 months is up- strain out the fruit pieces through a colander
To make the brandy more clear- strain again though a coffee filter.
Transfer to air tight decorative bottles if giving as a gift.