Fancy Raspberry Sauce

adapted from Ina Garten

Yield:  About 2 cups

1 cup raspberries (I used about 1 1/4 cups)

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/4 cup water

1 cup raspberry jam (seedless)

1 Tbsp Framboise (raspberry liqueur)

In a small saucepan, place the raspberries, sugar and water.  Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 4 minutes.  

Pour the mixture into a blender or food processor.  Add the jam the and Framboise.  Blend until smooth. Place in a small jar and chill.