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.


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  • 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!

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Course/Dish: Cocktails

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