Boere Junges

Boere Junges

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Loey Krause


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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5 Min
30 Min
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How to Make Boere Junges


  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.

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About Boere Junges

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

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