Homemade Dutch Advocaat Liqueur

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Vickie Parks

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@Northwestgal

Advocaat is a delicious Dutch liqueur with a custard-like flavor. Some call it "Dutch eggnog", but it's thicker than the eggnog served in America. It's often drizzled over cakes and ice cream as an alternative to whipped cream, or it's poured into a coup glass and enjoyed with spiced cookies or spiced nut bread (usually during winter months). It's also used in a variety of mixed drinks. Advocaat isn’t available in all regions. While this homemade version doesn't pretend to be a clone of the "real thing", it's quite close and should serve most consumers nicely when Advocaat isn't an option.

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Serves:
makes about 3 cups (for full batch
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • FULL BATCH (ABOUT 3 CUPS)

  • 8 large
    egg yolks
  • 1 cup
    superfine sugar (or granulated sugar)
  • 1 pinch
    salt
  • ·
    seeds from 1 vanilla pod
  • 11.8 oz
    brandy (conversion = 350ml or 1.48 cups) - note: use less if you prefer it less strong
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • HALF BATCH (ABOUT 1 1/2 CUPS)

  • 4 large
    egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup
    superfine sugar (or granulated sugar)
  • 1 pinch
    salt
  • ·
    seeds from 1/2 vanilla pod
  • 5.9 oz
    brandy (conversion = about 3/4 cup) - note: use less if you prefer it less strong
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Homemade Dutch Advocaat Liqueur

Step-by-Step

  1. Beat the egg yolks, sugar, salt and vanilla seeds until the mixture is pale yellow and thickened, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. While still beating, slowly pour in the brandy and continue beating beating until well-blended.
  3. Pour the mixture into the top of a double boiler over Low heat, continuously whisking, for about 5 minutes or until thickened but does not reach a boil.
  4. Remove the saucepan from the heat, and whisk in the vanilla extract.
  5. Allow Advocaat to cool about 1/2 hour. Then pour into a sterile glass container, cover container, and keep in the refrigerator until ready to use. It should keep 3 to 5 days if kept chilled in the refrigerator.

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About Homemade Dutch Advocaat Liqueur

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: Dutch
Dietary Needs: Low Fat Low Sodium



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