Swedish Black Current Schnapps

(Fritiofsson's Svart Vinbärs och Citron Snaps)

A traditional Swedish drink to celebrate the Summer Solstice

  • 1 pint vodka
  • 1/2 cup of black currant leaves (use only small, tender leaves)
  • Strips of the yellow peel from 1/4 of a lemon (optional)
  • 1/2 Tablespoon sugar

Let it sit for at least a week. Strain and cool before serving.
Taste a little each day until it tastes just right. Enjoy.

Recipe from Ingrid Anderson