•1 cup sugar
•2 1/2 cups water
•4 cups pecan pieces, lightly toasted
•4 vanilla beans, split lengthwise
•4 cups vodka
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- 2 c
- dark brown sugar, firmly packed
- 1 c
- 2 1/2 c
- 4 c
- pecan pieces, lightly toasted
- vanilla beans, split length wise
- 4 c
1In a pan, combine brown sugar, sugar and water. Cook over medium high heat until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minute.
Place pecans and vanilla beans in a 1 gallon jar.
Pour hot mixture into jar and cool. Add vodka and stir well. Cover tightly and store in a dark place at room temperature at least 2 weeks.
Shake jar gently once daily. Pour mixture through a wire mesh strainer lined with 2 layers of cheesecloth into a bowl, discarding solids.
Pour mixture through a wire mesh strainer lined with a coffee filter into a bowl. Change filter often. Mixture will drip slowly.
Pour mixture into jars; cover tightly. Store at room temperature.
Makes about 4 1/2 cups liqueur.
Store at room temperature