Recipes: Maraschino Blueberries

Maraschino Blueberries

Active time: 20 minutes

Total time: 2 to 8 days, depending on the soak time you choose

Makes 2 cups

2 cups fresh blueberries, rinsed

2 cups warm water

2 tbsp kosher salt

1 cup sugar

1 cup Chambord raspberry liqueur

1 tbsp fresh lime juice

Step 1

Stir salt into the warm water until it’s dissolved. Add the blueberries and stir them up a bit. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Step 2

In a saucepan mix the Chambord, sugar, and lime juice together over medium heat. Once the mixture is warmed and the sugar has dissolved, remove the pan from the heat.

Step 3

Drain the blueberries and add them to the pan. Stir to coat all the berries, then transfer the berries and the liquid to a jar or container and cover tightly. Refrigerate them for at least two days, ideally a week.

That’s it!