Amaretto Liqueur

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.

Serve: Collins Glass

  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • 2 Apricot
  • 1 tblsp Almond flavoring
  • 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