This homemade liqueur tastes amazingly like the bottled brands when stirred into recipes for beverages and desserts. ~The Foods Staff of Southern Living Magazine
Almond Liqueur ingredients
Yield about 6-1/2 cups3 cups sugar
2-1/4 cups water
Finely grated rind of 3 lemons
1 quart vodka
3 Tbsp almond extract
2 Tbsp vanilla extract
DirectionsCombine first 3 ingredients in a Dutch oven; bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally; cool completely.
Stir in remaining ingredients; store in airtight containers.
This Almond liqueur recipe is from The Southern Living Cookbook (Birmingham: Oxmoor House, Inc, 1997), 67.
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