Amaretto Liqueur

Ingredients



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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


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.

Glass

Serve: Collins Glass

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