Homemade Frangelico (Hazelnut Liqueur)

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Marsha Gardner

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@mrdick1950

The nut that flavors Nutella, the hazelnut, in a liqueur used to improve many desserts.

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb
    raw hazelnuts , with skin on, roughly chopped
  • 1 c
    vodka
  • 1/2 c
    brandy
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 c
    water
  • 1
    vanilla bean, split

How to Make Homemade Frangelico (Hazelnut Liqueur)

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine chopped hazelnuts, vodka, and brandy in a sealable jar. Shake and let steep at room temperature for 2 weeks.
  2. Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan and heat until sugar is dissolved. Let cool, then add to the hazelnut mixture. Shake and let steep for 3 days, then add the vanilla bean and let steep for additional 3 to 5 days.
  3. Sample often. Once desired flavor is achieved, strain through sieve and then again through cheesecloth or coffee filter. Refrigerate for up to 2 months.

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About Homemade Frangelico (Hazelnut Liqueur)

Course/Dish: Cocktails




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