Liqueur of Love

Jennifer Enders


This is the recipe that I gave to my Aunt to include in my cousin's Wedding Cookbook. I don’t know if he will ever use it, but I thought it would fit right in as it was for his wedding. Note: If made, it does taste wonderful, especially over vanilla ice cream.

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Stove Top


1 Tbsp
coriander seed
1 tsp
cardamon seed
star anise flower
whole cloves
rose hips
2 c
1 c
2 Tbsp
dried hibiscus flowers
3 tsp
orange zest
1 c
100-proof vodka
1/2 c


1Coarsely grind coriander, cardamon, star anise, cloves and rose hips in a food processor.
2Bring 1 c. water and honey to a boil. Boil 2 to 3 min., skimming off any foam.
3Add spice mix and boil 4 min. more. Remove from heat and let stand 5 min.
4Place hibiscus in a bowl. Into the same bowl strain the hot mixture using a fine-mesh strainer.
5Let stand for 10 in., and then strain into a clean 1-quart container.
6Add orange zest, vodka and brandy. Top off with remaining water.
7Cover and let stand in a cool, dark place for 1 month.
8Strain out orange zest and discard.
9Rack or filter into final container and let age for 1 month before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Drinks
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Love, #alcohol, #Spiced