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Strawberry Liqueur

Ingredients
3 c. fresh strawberries, cut into thirds
3 tbsp. powdered sugar
3 c. vodka
1 c. white granular sugar
1/2 c. water

Preparation:
Hull berries. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, stir until dissolved. Add to vodka. Steep 2 weeks in glass wide mouth jars. Crush berries through strainer. Filter. Bring sugar and water to boil. Stir until sugar is dissolved and clear. Cool. Add this sugar syrup to berry mixture. Let mature 7 weeks. Filter again through coffee filter. Put into 1 quart bottle. It’s ready to drink.