Cherry Pie Moonshine
Nothing says Americana more than a latticed cherry pie. This Cherry Pie Moonshine turns that into a potent, delicious form.
Cherry Pie Moonshine
Nothing says Americana more than a latticed cherry pie. This Cherry Pie Moonshine turns that into a potent, delicious form.
Servings Prep Time
48-ounce mason jars 10minutes
Cook Time
10minutes
Servings Prep Time
48-ounce mason jars 10minutes
Cook Time
10minutes
Ingredients
Cherry Simple Syrup
Cherry Pie Moonshine
Instructions
Cherry Simple Syrup
  1. Combine cherries, vanilla bean pods, cherry juice, brown sugar, and water in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Stir to combine, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Strain cherry pits and vanilla bean pods. Set aside pods. Cool.
Cherry Pie Moonshine
  1. Add 1/2 pound of pitted cherries to a large bowl. Smash with fork or the back of a wooden spoon. If you have muddling tools or a potato masher, either would work well.
  2. Add the moonshine and Cherry Simple Syrup to the bowl. Stir to combine.
  3. Store in 8-ounce mason jars. Slice vanilla pods so there is a segment to place in each jar.
  4. Store in a cool, dark place, preferably your pantry.
Cherry Pie Cocktail
  1. Combine Cherry Pie Moonshine and club soda in a glass. Stir to combine.
  2. Add crushed ice and cherries for garnish, if desired.
Recipe Notes

As with all moonshine flavors and infusions, the longer it sits, the better it gets. Moonshine infusions will actually keep for up to a year, and months into the infusing process will yield a delicious result.