Fruit Liqueur

Penny Hall


It's a citrus lover's delight. Lemon... orange... grapefruit... all the tropical tastes blended together in one stupendous liqueur libation. Go slow on this strong and succulent drink.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
15 Min


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    thin peel from 1 orange, orange part only
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    thin peel from 1 lemon, yellow part only
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    1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
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    1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
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    2 1/4 cups granulated sugar
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    1 (4 inch) piece vanilla bean, split
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    1 cup brandy
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    1 cup vodka
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    1/4 cup grapefruit juice

How to Make Fruit Liqueur


  1. Thinly peel from orange and lemon; chop and set aside. In a medium saucepan, combine grapefruit, orange and lemon juice, chopped peel, sugar and vanilla bean. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, stirring frequently for 10 to 12 minutes. Cool to lukewarm. Pour cooled mixture into aging container; add brandy and vodka. Allow liqueur to age for 3 weeks, then strain several times using successively finer strainers, or fine clothe. For maximum clarity, let liqueur stand for several days between straining. Pour liqueur into bottles and cap well.

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About Fruit Liqueur

Course/Dish: Other Drinks
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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