Homemade Apple Liqueur or Apple Spice Liqueur

Stormy Stewart

By
@karlyn255

Here are two simple recipes to a fantastic liqueur and a very special gift.

remember it has to sit a month so start early


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Prep:

20 Min

Ingredients

2 1/2 lb
apples
2 c
vodka
2 c
brandy
1 1/2 c
sugar
3/4 c
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
2 1/2 pounds apples
2 cups vodka
2 cups brandy
1 1/2 cups sugar
3/4 cup water

Cut apples into wedges, put in jar.
Pour vodka and brandy over apples.
Cap and age in a cool place for one month.
Strain and filter.
Combine sugar and water, boil, cool.
Combine liqueur and syrup into aging container, age for a month.
Strain as needed.

Variation: Spiced apple. Add two cinnamon sticks, 10 whole
cloves, remove spices when filtering/squeezing apples.

*I used a very large pickle jar to age the liqueur.
You can buy decorative empty bottles from any beer making store.

I used large canning jars and decorated the tops.
2
Cut apples into wedges, put in jar.
Pour vodka and brandy over apples.
Cap and age in a cool place for one month.
Strain and filter.
Combine sugar and water, boil, cool.
Combine liqueur and syrup into aging container, age for a month.
Strain as needed.
3
Variation: Spiced apple. Add two cinnamon sticks, 10 whole
cloves, remove spices when filtering/squeezing apples.
4
*I used a gallon sized canning jar to age the liqueur.
You can buy decorative empty bottles from any beer making store.

I used pint canning jars and decorated the tops to give as gifts.
5
Gift basket

A wonderful addition to a wine set with wine decanter. Then tuck in some aged cheese and homemade crackers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Hashtags: #homemade, #liqueur