Eccentric Haus Frau's Liquid Demerol aka Amaretto

LeAnna Lyons


I made this recipe for Christmas gifts shortly after moving home from Germany. Then a dear friend was getting married in Las Vegas, so I made sure to take some with me to help the couple celebrate. A good time was had by all.


★★★★★ 1 vote



  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 c
    80 proof vodka
  • 1 bottle
  • 2 Tbsp
    almond extract
  • 2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp
    apricot preserves

How to Make Eccentric Haus Frau's Liquid Demerol aka Amaretto


  1. Combine water and sugars in saucepan.
  2. Heat until boiling over medium heat and until all the sugar is dissolved
  3. Add the apricot preserves. Boil for a couple more minutes.
  4. Remove from the heat and let mixture cool for about 15 minutes.
  5. Add the vodka, brandy, almond extract and vanilla extract.
  6. Store in a sealed bottle. Will be ready to drink in about 2 days. Enjoy!

Printable Recipe Card

About Eccentric Haus Frau's Liquid Demerol aka Amaretto

Course/Dish: Cocktails

Show 23 Comments & Reviews

29 Refreshing Summer Drinks Recipe

29 Refreshing Summer Drinks

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

These refreshing drinks will make even the hottest of summer days bearable! Plus, they are insanely delicious. Cheers!

Recipes For Hosting Happy Hour At Home

Recipes for Hosting Happy Hour at Home

Kitchen Crew

I'm hosting a happy hour for my neighbors in a couple of weeks. Right now, I'm in planning mode trying to figure out what to serve. To help me search...

10 Frozen Cocktail Drink Recipes To Help Cool You Down

10 Frozen Cocktail Drink Recipes to Help Cool You Down

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

It's time to chill out! There’s nothing better than relaxing by the water with a frozen cocktail in your hand. No need to head to your local bar. Just grab...