Boere Junges Recipe

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Boere Junges

Loey Krause

By
@SewinLady

Make at Thanksgiving for Christmas and New Years enjoyment. Dutch family tradition. (Not really German, but had to "pick one" from a list that didn't have Dutch!) Great for gifts!


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Comments:

Serves:

several

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
seedless raisins
water to cover
1/2 lb
rock candy
1 tsp
sugar
1 l
brandywijn (cognac)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put raisins in medium saucepan. Add water, not quite enough to cover. Simmer raisins until soft, do not cook.
2
Cool and drain.
3
Add ¼ kg (~half pound) rock candy
Stick cinnamon
½ spoonful family sugar (1 tsp sugar)
1 liter brandywijn (cognac)
4
Put in stoppered bottle and let stand for at least 1 month.
5
Alternatively, to make in individual sterilized jars:
Place one stick cinnamon and a piece of rock candy in each jar, pack with simmered raisins, add cognac to cover, seal jars.
6
Variation: Boere Meisjes
Use dried apricots in place of raisins.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Drinks
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: German
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom