Hi there friends. Sorry I have been so absent… Absence makes the heart grow fonder, right?
I can’t believe it is summer already! The time is flying by. This is my favorite time of year for many reasons. Among the top reasons are all of the fresh berries. So imagine my delight to receive a message from my grandmother asking if I would like to pick raspberries with her… of course I would! And I’m proud to say I made it home with a flat of them. Not bad for the first picking of the year.
Last year I put together a line up of raspberry infusions. So rather than duplicate it, I will link you back to it, and share a few more tips and recommendations.
Raspberry Infusions: a little splash of heaven
If you are a fan of raspberry liqueur, I recommend the Chocolate-Raspberry Liqueur. I made this for the first time last year, and it was so good we made several batches of it. This was one of my favorite new recipes last year.
For those of you who enjoy caipirinhas, I would like to recommend infusing some cachaça with raspberries. The infused cachaça is highly coveted around here. Follow the recipe for Simple Raspberry Liqueur.
I hope you are all enjoying the summer!
June 25, 2013 at 5:19 pm
Those raspberries are so beautiful! I’ve never made a raspberry infusion–probably because I don’t have anywhere to go pick them in easy reach. Farmer’s market raspberries it is!
June 25, 2013 at 5:34 pm
Hi Eileen, I think you would ADORE a raspberry infusion. Please put it on your to-do list for this summer! Hope you are doing well… Cheers~
June 28, 2013 at 6:33 pm
I am drooling over the thought of a raspberry caipirinha. I’ll start infusing soon so I can have one next spring. 😉
June 29, 2013 at 8:32 am
Great idea Lauren! It will be perfectly marinated by the time you are able to enjoy it. You can just throw the berries in the cachaca, place the infusion in the back of a cabinet or closet and leave it alone until you can partake.
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July 1, 2013 at 5:49 pm
Been really craving raspberries lately. Will have to make one of these infusions STAT. 😉
July 1, 2013 at 8:42 pm
Oh Kenley, you will love these. Try the chocolate raspberry or the raspberry mint gin. Ok, really any of them! Cheers~