Cranberry Cordial

2 C superfine sugar (can make by processing granulated sugar in a blender before using)
2 C vodka or gin
6 whole cloves
1 strip orange zest
4 C fresh cranberries
Mix sugar and vodka in a nonmetallic container that has a tight-fitting cover, stir to blend. Add cloves and orange zest. Finely chop cranberries in food processor or grinder, mix into sugared vodka and stir.
Cover and store in a cool place, shaking or stirring once a day for two weeks.
Strain and pour into bottles, seal, and store in a cool place.