homemade apple liqueur or apple spice liqueur

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By Stormy Stewart
from Mio, MI

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 time 20 Min

Ingredients For homemade apple liqueur or apple spice liqueur

  • 2 1/2 lb
    apples
  • 2 c
    vodka
  • 2 c
    brandy
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 3/4 c
    water
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How To Make homemade apple liqueur or apple spice liqueur

  • 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.

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