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Cherry Bounce -- A Cordial

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“Sweet liqueurs made with seasonal fruit -- get a head start on your holiday gifts!”
READY IN:
1440hrs
YIELD:
1 quart
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place the cherries in a 1 quart glass container, being careful not to crush the fruit.
  2. Add the sugar and the lemon peel.
  3. Fill the container with the bourbon.
  4. Seal the lid and gently shake the jar, or move it around the counter to distribute the alcohol and sugar evenly.
  5. The sugar will continue to dissolve over time.
  6. Place the cordial in a cool, dark place for 2 months to allow the liquor to be infused with the flavor.
  7. Jump start the process by placing the container on a sunny windowsill for the 1st two weeks.
  8. The fluctuating temperatures of the daytime sun and the cool evenings will speed the flavor infusion.

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