Drink Recipes


Old Southern Berry Shrub

1 pound fresh blackberries or raspberries
2 cups apple cider vinegar
2 cups sugar
ice water
crushed ice

Place berries in a non metal bowl; add vinegar. Cover tightly with plastic wrap; set aside to macerate 3 days. Then strain mixture through a fine strainer into a medium saucepan, pressing down on berries to extract all the liquid. discard pulp. Stir in sugar; boil 2 to 3 minutes, then remove from heat and cool. Store in a jar with a tight fitting lid. To prepare each serving, combine 1/4 cup berry concentrate with 1 cup ice water; pour over ice in tall glasses and serve. Makes about 3 cups of concentrate, enough for 12 servings.


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