Red Eye (Wedding Schnapps)

Submitted by Theresa Wald Mack, Grand Forks, North Dakota

2 cups of sugar
8 cups of boiled water
1 big bottle of Everclear
Melt sugar in heavy pan until there is carmel color
Stir constantly
Slowly add some hot water [add rest of water later]
Divide and mix 1/3 liquor (booze) to 2/3 carmel water

A more detailed recipe is found in the book, German Food & Folkways, on page 182-183, by R.H. Gueldner.

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