This is the lovely sirop that goes into a kir (with white wine), a kir royale (with champagne) or a communard (with red wine). It is also wonderful as an apertif or to pour over ice cream or use as a syrup with various desserts. It takes 4 to 6 months(not included in preparation time), but little effort, and the result far exceeds what you can buy at the liquor store. The serving size is a guess.

Creme De Cassis (Currant Liqueur)

This is the lovely sirop that goes into a kir (with white wine), a kir royale (with champagne) or a communard (with red wine). It is also wonderful as an apertif or to pour over ice cream or use as a syrup with various desserts. It takes 4 to 6 months(not included in preparation time), but little effort, and the result far exceeds what you can buy at the liquor store. The serving size is a guess.

CURRANTS    Not to be confused with dried currants (which are tiny raisins made from Zante grapes), these dainty berries deliver a big, tart taste. Black currants, called cassis in French, are used to make crème de cassis liqueur. Discover how to pick, prep & cook with at: http://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/ingredients-guide/currants-00100000062658/index.html

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CURRANTS Not to be confused with dried currants (which are tiny raisins made from Zante grapes), these dainty berries deliver a big, tart taste. Black currants, called cassis in French, are used to make crème de cassis liqueur. Discover how to pick, prep & cook with at: http://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/ingredients-guide/currants-00100000062658/index.html

Cocktail Corner: The Black Heart

Cocktail Corner: The Black Heart

ounce Black Vodka (like Blavod) • ounce Fig Vodka (like Figenza) • 1 ounces Creme de Cassis • Dash of Dry Vermouth Combine with ice in a martini shaker. Shake to mix and strain into a cold martini glass. Garnish with a split black fig. Makes one cocktail.

A splash in your sparkling wine makes an American version of Kir Royale!  (A real Kir is creme de casis and white wine and and Kir Royal is creme de cassis and champagne.)

A splash in your sparkling wine makes an American version of Kir Royale! (A real Kir is creme de casis and white wine and and Kir Royal is creme de cassis and champagne.)

What is it: Papaya blended with vanilla ice cream. Pro tip: Top with some créme de cassis.Tastes like: Papaya ice cream with a sweet liqueur drizzled on top.Conclusion: You should start topping all your ice cream with a sweet liqueur. Get a recipe here.

24 Traditional Brazilian Foods You Need To Eat Right Now

What is it: Papaya blended with vanilla ice cream. Pro tip: Top with some créme de cassis.Tastes like: Papaya ice cream with a sweet liqueur drizzled on top.Conclusion: You should start topping all your ice cream with a sweet liqueur. Get a recipe here.

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