Amaretto Liqueur

Donna Graffagnino

By
@StillWild

This recipe is so "spot on" for store bought Amaretto it's hard to tell it from the real thing! Passed down from my Dad's sister, this makes a wonderful holiday gift.


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Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
water
3 c
white sugar
1
lemon rind
3 c
vodka
1 tsp
chocolate extract
2 tsp
vanilla extract
3 tsp
almond extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Scrape as much pith from the rind that you can.
In heavy saucepan, add sugar, water and lemon rind and bring to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove lemon rind and discard.
2
While hot, strain the simple syrup through a coffee filter and let it cool completely.
3
Add vodka and extracts. Mix well and store in a well sealed bottle. Enjoy!
4
Serve over ice cream or use to make your favorite coctail. This also makes a great homemade gift!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free, Soy Free
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #vodka, #amaretto, #liqueur