Italian Herb Liqueur

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Stormy Stewart
from Mio, MI

Italian herb liqueur is a sweet combination that's full of flavor and a wonderful addition to any Italian dinner. Very refreshing

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serves 1 pint
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients

  •   1 1/2 c
    vodka
  •   6
    bay leaves
  •   1
    sprig rosemary
  •   10
    mint leaves (i like peppermint)
  •   10
    chamomile flowers
  •   10
    sweet basil leaves
  •   3
    cloves
  •   3
    saffron filaments
  •   1
    zest from lemon
  •   2 c
    sugar
  •   1 c
    water

How To Make

  • 1
    Combine vodka, herbs and lemon zest in a clean glass jar. Cover and let stand in a cool, dark place for 3 weeks, giving the mixture a shake every few days.
  • 2
    Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan. Boil until the sugar has completely dissolved. Allow to cool.
  • 3
    Strain vodka mixture through a coffee filter into a clean jar or bottle with an airtight lid. Sweeten to taste with the sugar syrup. Cover and let stand for 4 weeks.
  • 4
    Store in a cool, dark place for up to 1 year.

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