Amaretto Liqueur

1
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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★★★★★ 1 vote

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Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make Amaretto Liqueur

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!

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About Amaretto Liqueur

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




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