Boere Junges

Boere Junges Recipe

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Loey Krause

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@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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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)

How to Make Boere Junges

Step-by-Step

  • 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
    Stick cinnamon
    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.

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About Boere Junges

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