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Blackcurrants Spotykach

Type: Drinks
Servings: 0
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The spotykach is commonly confused with liquors however there is a significant difference. The spotykach is sweeter, denser and more aromatic, and it is reckoned to be a dessert beverage. Following these directions any fruits can be used, nevertheless the recipe with blackcurrants is considered to be the classic one.

Ingredients

Blackcurrant 1 kg
Sugar 1 kg
Water 3 glass
Vodka 750 ml

 

Stages of cooking

1
Sort the blackcurrants out, then rinse, drain and mash them. Put the mashed blackcurrants on cheesecloth or thick fabric and squeeze the juice.
2
Pour water into the casserole. Add the sugar and stir it with a spoon. Put the casserole over heat and bring it to the boil. Occasionally remove the white foam produced during the cooking. Cook it until it is dense.
3
Combine the blackcurrants juice with sugar syrup, bring back to the boil and then set aside from heat. Add the vodka and stir it properly.
4
Put the casserole over low heat; cook it stirring permanently until the drink is dense. Don’t bring it to the boil. Then cool the spotykach, pour it in bottles and store in a cold place.

 

 

 

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