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Nanking Cherry Liquer

By srwarthe

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The Gourmandize Team

Homemade liqueur is a nice way to use up fruit that is abundant when in season.

Rate this recipe 4/5 (47 Votes)


  • 1 cup sugar per quart of berries
  • Gin or vodka


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Fill sterilized quart jar with cherries. Add up to 1 cup sugar per quart of berries; less for a tangier taste. Fill jar with gin or vodka 1/2" from top. Seal tightly.

Step 2

Turn over every day for 28 days then drain berries and pour liquid into sterilized wine bottles.

Uncle Bud's original recipe!

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