Amaretto Liqueur


Amaretto Liqueur

Drink Description

Amaretto Liqueur contains Sugar, Apricot, Almond flavoring, Grain alcohol, Water, Brandy, Food coloring, and Glycerine. All you have to do is combine sugar and 3/4 cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer until all sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and cool. In an aging container, combine apricot halves, almond extract, grain alcohol with 1/2 cup water, and brandy. Stir in cooled sugar syrup mixture. Cap and let age for 2 days. Remove apricot halves. (Save apricot halves, can be used for cooking). Add food coloring and glycerine. Stir, recap and continue aging for 1 to 2 months. Re-bottle as desired. Liqueur is ready to serve but will continue to improve with additional aging.

Category
Homemade Liqueur
Alcohol
Alcoholic
Glass Type
Any glass
Ingredients
1 cup granulated Sugar|3/4 cup Water|2 Apricot dried halves|1 tblsp Almond flavoring / extract|1/2 cup pure Grain alcohol|1/2 cup Water|1 cup Brandy|3 drops yellow Food coloring|6 drops red Food coloring|2 drops blue Food coloring|1/2 tsp Glycerine
Instructions
Combine sugar and 3/4 cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer until all sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and cool. In an aging container, combine apricot halves, almond extract, grain alcohol with 1/2 cup water, and brandy. Stir in cooled sugar syrup mixture. Cap and let age for 2 days. Remove apricot halves. (Save apricot halves, can be used for cooking). Add food coloring and glycerine. Stir, recap and continue aging for 1 to 2 months. Re-bottle as desired. Liqueur is ready to serve but will continue to improve with additional aging.
Shopping List
Sugar|Water|Apricot|Almond flavoring|Grain alcohol|Water|Brandy|Food coloring|Food coloring|Food coloring|Glycerine


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