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- 1 lb
- seedless raisins
- water to cover
- 1/2 lb
- rock candy
- 1 tsp
- 1 l
- brandywijn (cognac)
1Put raisins in medium saucepan. Add water, not quite enough to cover. Simmer raisins until soft, do not cook.
2Cool and drain.
3Add ¼ kg (~half pound) rock candy
½ spoonful family sugar (1 tsp sugar)
1 liter brandywijn (cognac)
4Put in stoppered bottle and let stand for at least 1 month.
5Alternatively, 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.
6Variation: Boere Meisjes
Use dried apricots in place of raisins.