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Cumquat Liqueur Recipes

Nalivkas (Fruit Liqueurs)

 
 
Cumquat Liqueur 1
Ingredients:

500 g cumquats
2 cups sugar
750 ml bottle brandy
Instructions:
Wash cumquats, prick well with darning needle. Combine all ingredients in large sterilised jar fitted with plastic lid. Reverse jar each day to dissolve sugar. Do this for 4 weeks. Strain into sterilised bottle or jar, seal, store in cool dark place.
Cumquat Liqueur 2

Ingredients:

Cumquats: 1450 g
Castor sugar: 1450 g
Prince Albert gin: 1450 g
Instructions:
Unpeeled cumquats sliced into halves and all constituants placed in the bottle together.The bottle placed in a warm/hot bath (washing up temperature) until the sugar had dissolved.This process has the advantage that on cooling the bottle seals itself nicely.
Cumquat Brandy Liqueur
Ingredients:

500 g cumquats
500 g sugar (you can use 375 g sugar if preferred, or more than 500 g for a sweeter liqueur)
1 bottle brandy
Instructions:
Prick the cumquats all over with a skewer or darning needle. Place in a large jar with the sugar and brandy. Shake or stir each day until sugar is dissolved (about 10 days). Leave 6 months before using brandy, at which point the cumquats can also be consumed.
 

Nalivkas (Fruit Liqueurs)

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