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Homemade Strawberry Liqueur 2 Ways

Strawberry Liqueur made with fresh Strawberries and vodka, make it with a simple syrup or a creamy mixture.  Take your pick both are the best ways to bring in or take out the Strawberry Season this year!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Resting Time8 hrs 24 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American/Italian
Keyword: Delicious Summer Liqueur
Servings: 4 cups
Calories: 821kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen

Ingredients

STRAWBERRY LIQUEUR

  • 1 pound strawberries (cleaned and sliced)
  • 2 cups vodka

TO MAKE SIMPLE STRAWBERRY LIQUEUR**

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

TO MAKE CREAM STRAWBERRY LIQUEUR**

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 cup cream

**I halved the "Strawberry Liqueur" recipe to make this liqueur. If you want to make just one type double the ingredients

    Instructions

    STRAWBERRY LIQUEUR

    • In a large jar that closes tight add the sliced strawberries and cover with the vodka.  (stir to combine).   Place in a dark cupboard or closet for 20 days, twirl the jar to mix every 2 days.

    TO MAKE SIMPLE STRAWBERRY LIQUEUR

    • After the 20 days has passed make the syrup,  in a medium pot add the sugar and water over medium heat bring to a boil, stirring often, lower heat and cook for 8-10 minutes.  Remove from heat and let cool completely.
    • Strain the alcohol from the strawberries into a clean jar or bottle with a tight fitting lid.  Add the cooled syrup and stir to combine.  Close the jar and refrigerate for 2 days before serving. Can also be stored in the freezer.

    TO MAKE THE CREAM STRAWBERRY LIQUEUR

    • After the 20 days has passed make the cream syrup, in a medium pot add the sugar, milk and cream, stir to combine, bring the mixture to a boil, lower heat and simmer 1 minute,  then  remove from heat and let cool completely.
    • Strain the alcohol from the strawberries into a clean jar or bottle with a tight fitting lid. Add the cooled cream mixture and stir to combine. Close the jar and refrigerate for 1 day before serving.  Enjoy!

    Nutrition

    Calories: 821kcal | Carbohydrates: 110g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 30mg | Potassium: 236mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 106g | Vitamin A: 500IU | Vitamin C: 66.7mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 0.5mg