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Erk Soos

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Extract of the licorice plant is mixed with water to make this drink that is served in Egypt and the Levant (Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria).

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makes 1 gallon
20 Min
5 Min
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2 oz
licorice root
1 gal
pure water
sugar cane juice or sugar to taste

How to Make Erk Soos


  • 1Boil licorice in water for 5 minutes.
  • 2For stronger flavor, soak root in water overnight and bring to boil.
  • 3Sweeten licorice drink with sugar cane juice. Drink warm.

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