Crock-Pot Strawberry Moonshine
Sweet berry taste of Crock-Pot Strawberry Moonshine. Best served cold. Great adult beverage full of strawberry goodness.
- 4 cups Granulated Sugar
- 12 cups Water
- 4 cups fresh lemon juice
- 4 cups strawberry puree 2 pounds strawberries
- 5 cups 190 Proof Everclear Grain Alcohol or Vodka
In a blender, puree whole strawberries.
Add the sugar, water, lemon juice and strawberry puree to a 5 qt or 6 qt slow cooker.
Cover and turn the slow cooker on HIGH. Heat for 2 hours stirring occasionally.
Turn off the slow cooker and allow the liquid to cool completely.
Mix in the Everclear to the liquid.
Divide the liquid evenly between quart or pint size Mason jars. You will need 5-6 Quart size jars.
Attach lids and rings to the jars and store in a cool dry place until use. Shake prior to drinking.
This recipe can also be made on the stove top. Add the sugar, water, lemon juice and strawberry puree to a medium size stock pan and heat to just before it starts to boil stirring occasionally. Turn off the heat and allow the liquid to cool completely. Mix in the Everclear (or Vodka) and pour the liquid into quart or pint size canning jars. Secure lids and rings. Store in a cool, dark place until use. Shake before drinking. Remember this is a strong alcohol drink and caution should be used when drinking. The alcohol makes this shelf stable but you can also store it in the refrigerator. The longer this drink sits, the better the flavor will be. 30 days is recommended.
Everclear Pure Grain Alcohol is a type of hard liquor that can be found in the Midwest. Some areas do not sell Grain Alcohol. You can also use Vodka and the drink will have a similar flavor. Vodka is also a lesser proof.