Recipe: Swedish red currant cordial (röd vinbärssaft)
Servings Prep Time
1,5 l 60minutes
Cook Time
45minutes
Servings Prep Time
1,5 l 60minutes
Cook Time
45minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Sterilize the bottles (bottles to hold around 1,5 litres). Boil the bottles in a big pot for 10 min.
  2. Rinse the berries and remove bad ones, but you don’t need to remove them from the stem
  3. Bring the berries and water to a boil and let it boil under lid for 10 min
  4. Use a ladle to mash the berries
  5. Strain through a muslin, coffee filter, cheesecloth or similar fine mesh sieve. Let it strain through for around 30 min
  6. Measure the liquid and add 400 g sugar to every litre in a pot
  7. Bring to a boil while stirring to dissolve the sugar then remove the froth.
  8. If you are using sodium benzoate then take a cup of liquid and mix it with first before mixing it all in the big pot
  9. Fill upp the bottles and place in fridge once it has cooled
  10. To make a refreshing juice you need to add 4-5 parts of cold water for every part of red currant syrup