Strawberry Cordial Recipe - Polish Likier Truskawkowy

Homemade Rhubarb and Strawberry Cordial
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Prep: 0 mins
Cook: 890 hrs
Total: 890 hrs
Servings: 16 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
123 Calories
0g Fat
30g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 16
Amount per serving
Calories 123
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 0g
Calcium 12mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This Polish Strawberry Cordial - Likier Truskawkowy - has quite a kick, so don't be deceived by its sweet and fruity flavor. This makes a great addition to an edible gifts basket, so make sure you start it months in advance. It takes time to age, but the wait is worth it.


  • 2 1/2 pounds strawberries, washed and hulled
  • 1-quart good-quality vodka
  • 2 cups sugar

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine strawberries and vodka in a large, sterilized glass container. Seal and set in a dark, cool place for 1 week.

  2. After 1 week, pour through a sieve, reserving strawberries, and transfer strawberry-infused vodka into a clean, sterilized glass container and seal. Add sugar to strawberries, mix well and transfer to a separate clean, sterilized glass container and seal. Place both containers in a dark, cool place for 1 month.

  3. After 1 month, thoroughly combine strawberry mixture with vodka, strain and pour into a clean, sterilized glass container. Seal and allow to age in a cool, dark place for several months. Strawberries may be discarded or served over ice cream or pound cake the same day.