Medicinal Blackberry Cordial
This drink should be served in small glasses. It's also excellent over vanilla ice cream or soaked into white cake.
Yields about 8 cups
Cooking time: 3–4 hours
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Pot size: 3–5 quarts
1. Combine the blackberries, sugar, and spices in the slow cooker. Mash them together with a potato masher.
2. Add the water. Cover and heat on a low setting for 2 to 3 hours.
3. An hour before serving, add the brandy.