Homemade Apple Liqueur or Apple Spice Liqueur

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Stormy Stewart

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@karlyn255

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:
20 Min

Ingredients

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2 1/2 lb
apples
2 c
vodka
2 c
brandy
1 1/2 c
sugar
3/4 c
water

How to Make Homemade Apple Liqueur or Apple Spice Liqueur

Step-by-Step

  • 12 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.
  • 2Cut 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.
  • 3Variation: 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.
  • 5Gift basket

    A wonderful addition to a wine set with wine decanter. Then tuck in some aged cheese and homemade crackers.

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About Homemade Apple Liqueur or Apple Spice Liqueur

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Hashtags: #homemade, #liqueur




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