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akvavit (aquavit)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lori L (JostLori)
San Diego

This is a very basic Aquavit recipe. If you like, you can also add coriander seeds, cardamom pods, lemon peel.... the world awaits your choice. TIME DOES NOT INCLUDE SOAKING TIME OF 24 HOURS.

(1 rating)
yield 1 -3 cups
prep time 5 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For akvavit (aquavit)

  • 4 tsp
    whole caraway seeds
  • 1 Tbsp
    whole fennel seeds
  • 1 c
    vodka, for soaking
  • 1-2 c
    vodka, for diluting

How To Make akvavit (aquavit)

  • 1
    Place the seeds in a glass jar. Add the vodka and screw on the lid. Shake. Let sit for at least 24 hours at room temp.
  • 2
    Strain through cheesecloth. Taste. Add vodka until the strength is to your liking.
  • 3
    Serve well chilled in small shot glasses. Skol...!

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