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Whiskey or Currant Cordial


1 lb. whitecurrants
oz. grated ginger
1 lb. lump sugar
1 lemon
1 quart whiskey


Strip the currants from their stalks, wash and drain the fruit and then place in a large jug. Add the lemon rind (free from white pith), ginger and whiskey. Cover the jug, let it stand twenty-four hours, and strain through clean organdie. Add the lump sugar to the liquid and let it stand a further twelve hours. Then bottle and cork tightly.

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