Who knew you could make an OMG-good homemade raspberry liqueur with just 3 simple ingredients? This yummy drink recipe is so irresistibly good that it has very quickly become my go to liqueur for making cocktails whenever I’m planning a get together with family and friends.
How to Make Homemade Raspberry Liqueur
This is exactly how easy it is to make this homemade raspberry liqueur from scratch:
- Add the ingredients to a jar. Add the fresh raspberries, vodka, and one cup of sugar to a large jar.
- Seal. Put the lid on the jar to seal it.
- Shake. Shake the mixture vigorously several times for the first day until all of the sugar has dissolved.
- Store. Store the liqueur in a cool, dark place for a minimum of one month; make sure to give it a shake every once in a while.
- Strain. Strain the liqueur through a cheesecloth-lined fine mesh strainer.
- Pour. Pour the liqueur into a bottle.
- Store. Store the liqueur until ready to serve.
What to Make with Raspberry Liqueur
Wondering what you can use your raspberry liqueur for? Here are just a few of my top suggestions for cocktails that you can make:
- Make raspberry mojitos, raspberry margaritas, or raspberry bellini.
- Combine with sparkling wine to make a raspberry champagne cocktail.
- Serve over ice with gin and a splash of lemon juice.
How Many Calories are in Raspberry Liqueur? (per serving)
Here is the approximate nutritional breakdown for one serving of this homemade raspberry liqueur recipe:
- 355 calories
- 2 grams dietary fat
- 4 grams protein
- 98 grams carbs
- 68 grams sugar
- 28 grams dietary fiber
As you can see, this liqueur is admittedly quite a calorie and carb heavy option. However, it goes without saying that as with any type of alcoholic beverage, it’s definitely best to enjoy this drink mix in moderation.
OMG-Good Homemade Raspberry Liquer
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Total Time: 10 minutes
- Yield: 4 cups 1x
- 1 ½ pounds fresh raspberries
- 3 ½ cups vodka
- 1 cup sugar
- Add raspberries, sugar and vodka in a large jar.
- Put the lid on the jar.
- Shake several times the first day until all of the sugar has dissolved.
- Store in a cool dark place for minimum one month, giving it a shake every once in a while.
- Strain through a cheesecloth-lined fine mesh strainer.
- Pour the liqueur into a bottle.
- Store in a cool, dark place.