Thanks looks delish! They truly are beautiful, Sue! I have one problem with your method: you are technically making a jam to which you add alcohol. Have you tried using citrus, I’m thinking grapefruit? Not sure I understand why the liqueur needs to be refrigerated. That would be amazing Dianne, the flavor of Concord grapes is the best! And, just in time for Father’s Day. I bought some rhubarb liqueur when I was in Iceland last week and it was delicious! These are very rich in Vitamin C. Total Carbohydrate I have a drink I like to make with rosemary simple syrup and grapefruit with vodka that I think it would be great in! Has anyone else made any yet? I would love to get more creative, though. Thank You! How long is it good for in the fridge? There’s no need to buy expensive vodka for this, use the cheap stuff, because all the flavor will come from the fruit. Strain off liquid and put it back into the vodka bottle. And I put a little simple syrup in it. GREG. It’s perfect for that because you can get it ready overnight. bottle of vodka. Love the colors and I’m imaging the flavors are fantastic. Can this be bottles and used llonger than 24 hrs. Place them in an oven at 70 deg C or so and leave them overnight. Then place the jar in a cool dry place and leave for at least 2 months. Will keep you posted. Chop the fruit into bite sized pieces and add to a saucepan, along with the sugar. Puree the fruit with an immersion blender. I am anxious to try your recipe with Honeydew Melon. I needed a helper for this post, I could have used you!! My mission? Combine the coconut milk and rum. Totally trying this. Absolutely brilliant! The fruit is like a dark small plum enclosing sweet pink juicy flesh. The next morning you will find the jar full of a bright clear delicious liquid. Of course, then you’d have to eat the ice cream which sounds like a good excuse You’d have to remember not to give it to the kids, though, after it’s soaked in vodka. Look for firm, shiny fruits. I made too much and am curious if I could use it for this recipe. What did I do wrong? I love how versatile this concept is, thanks for sharing your method Leslie! I can’t wait to try it! So I won’t keep you in suspense, I’ll get straight to the technique. Jaboticaba = Myriciaria cauliflora. So glad I came across this recipe so I can make more here at home! Other ideas?? You might want to try this with gin too. In my method, I chop the fruit and cook it very briefly, just to soften it. They were a great hit!! Now this is up my alley. It can also lead to a weird aftertaste. Next day, mash the fruit and bring the mixture to the boil. Can you substitute Allendale for the sugar. They are beautiful to look at and can’t wait to taste. I use a 1 gallon glass jar, place fruit in the jar, add 2 cups of sugar cubes, add 40 oz. ”  ~  Mary. In my early twenties, my favorite liqueur was Midori Honeydew Melon liqueur. I’m wondering how best to use the flavored vodka once it’s ready. Add your Vodka after it cools down. Boiling the fruit leaves a specific taste into your liqueur. I can’t wait to share this with my grown children and “borrow” a nut bag from my daughter. You have to shake it daily, and wait, wait, WAIT. The fruit is like a dark small plum enclosing sweet pink juicy flesh. Depending on what fruit you are using, hull the berries, pit the stone fruit, or trim rough ends from the rhubarb. Let sit, covered, for 24 hours. My Cavies and I CAN’T keep up! Thanks so much for your reply. These fresh flavors are are so much better than the artificial mass produced versions. And I was making mojito’s for a party so decided to make blueberry rum the same way. Can you use frozen fruit to make the vodka liqueurs. Abbe I promise you’ll love this, it’s such fun, and who wants to drink plain old vodka, anyway?? Temperature and time varies depending on the type of fruit. I’ve had a bottle of vodka sitting aside for a long time now. I decided to focus on summer fruits, but I’m sure citrus works beautifully, and grapefruit would be my first choice! Do you leave the mixture of vodka and puree out overnight (at room temp) or do you refrigerate? The vodka pulls out all the flavor and vibrant color from the fruit and believe it or not, these colors aren’t enhanced— they smell wonderful, they taste incredible, and they’re so pretty! Try the pluot flavor, you’ll never find that in a bottle! Look for firm, shiny fruits. That’s where the flavor comes in, and if you strain out all of the puree it will be weaker. Maybe just with a little seltzer water? And just wondering if honey can be added as well. I don’t give up easily. My goodness girl – I’ve been taste testing the wrong recipes! Strain through a nut bag, or several layers of cheesecloth, squeezing to get all the liquid out. This tree is from Brazil but grows in the subtropical and tropical parts of Australia. I had SO much fun. Will be trying this with some summer fruit , I’m already chomping at the bit to try new flavors…just gotta finish up these batches first . Place in a glass container and stir in the aguardente. I’d love to be at your house and taste a sip of each. I am wondering if I could use the Tart cherry juice that I cooked and extracted for jelly….I made too much. I love it. Thanks Robyn, these are my favorite types of recipes to do, I’m like a mad scientist in the kitchen . Sue- this is terrific! or 8 ounces fruit (choose strawberries, apricots, rhubarb, pluots, white peaches, or a fruit of your choice). Hmmmmm I used my own scrumptious homegrown strawberries, had pureed more than was needed but thought why not use them all. Macerate for 2 hours. 8.7 g I didn’t think of that Greg, I’ll definitely try it, thanks! But orange oooohh. You could give someone three flavours and it would be an amazing gift. I currently have SIX small watermelon-size Honeydew Melons! Oh do I love it when I find a really unique, personalized gift that I can make. Enjoy the liqueur. To get you fired up about good food! Add the fruit puree to the vodka and give it a stir. We just added bubbly water and some lemon or lime, it was great. Maybe experiment with a small amount to test the idea. Oh my goodness! Can’t wait to try! Hi..I want to try this but don’t have the proper straining tools…NUT BAG, or even cheesecloth. Flavor combinations are only limited by ones imagination. It would be hard to just drink one! How timely. I always thought it takes months to make fruit infused vodka! I love trying out new ingredients and techniques, reinventing the classics, and hunting down the next great flavor. I can’t wait to try this recipe with Honeydew Melon! Perfect for a summer party! I didn’t use flour while making the filling but my one worry is the cornstarch. Stir to start the sugar cubes melting, not hard, you don’t want to break up the fruit. Home » Cocktails & Beverages » How to Make Homemade Fruit Liqueur. How to Make Homemade Fruit Liqueur — I’ve come up with a quick and easy technique that results in the most intense fresh fruity flavor, and the best part? 2 %. Was your finished product a little cloudy from the puree that gets forced through the mesh bag? Has anyone tried to make it with grapefruit yet? How to Make Homemade Fruit Liqueur --- I've come up with a quick and easy technique that results in the most intense fresh fruity flavor, and it's ready to drink in 24 hours --- cheers! You may keep it for a while but it’s ready to enjoy. Thanks Tracy — the color is amazing, it actually seems to intensify after the final straining, and you will love the nut bags, they are so much easier than fooling with cheesecloth. Put the jaboticas into a saucepan and pour over enough water to almost cover. I did. Keep the liqueur in the refrigerator until needed. These are really different. I don’t know about you Chris, but I can’t stand most bottled ‘flavored’ alcohols, they taste so artificial. © 2020 The View From Great Island. Such a great idea and the colours are so fabulous! Maybe as yummy as the berries were, they weren’t as ripe as they should have been. Nope, no tie for Father’s Day this year. I have to say I have no idea Desire, but my philosophy in the kitchen is that if it sounds good, give it a try! I will definitely try this again…We grow raspberries and blueberries too. This is pretty fantastic and I can’t wait to try it! Bring the water to a boil and simmer for 20 minutes. Just what I need for summer entertaining. Do you know how? Oh Sue, you must of had so much fun making these different fruit liqueurs. 1kg(2 lb) of jabuticaba fruit 1kg(2 lb) of white sugar a bottle (600 ml) of good quality Aguardente made from sugarcane. Privacy Policy. I make wine from fruit and the alcohol by volume (ABV is probably 50% or less than these liqueurs (my wine is about 10% ABV , my guess is your liqueur is about 20- 30% (depending on the vodka and the amount of water added) and my wine keeps for years in a cool environment (my basement is about 60 F year round) . Cook for about 5 minutes, just enough to soften the fruit. Amazon Associates is designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. I’m really excited to share this with you, I had a blast coming up with my unique homemade fruit liqueurs — and I have to admit, taste-testing them wasn’t too shabby either   I developed my own method for infusing bright vivid fruit flavor into vodka, and I think it’s just perfect. 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