Angelica Liqueur 1
Angelica is an unusual ingredient. The stalks are candied for inclusion in cakes and pastries, while the roots are used to make delicious liqueurs. This herbal concoction is absolutely delicious.
Recipe type: Liqueurs
Serves: 1 bottle
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 2 green cardamoms
  • 7 1/16 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/16 teaspoon ground star anise
  • 1/16 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/16 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 apricot kernel
  • 2 fluid ounces (0.6 dl) vodka
  • 1/2 Cup sugar syrup (see below)
  • 1 Cup vodka
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh or dried angelica root
  • 2 fluid ounces (0.6 dl) vodka
  1. In a mortar grind the cardamom seeds and half an apricot seed (inside only). Mix with other spices (except angelica root) and place in a tight glass jar or bottle and add 2 fluid ounces (0.6 dl) vodka. After one week filter through a coffee filter. Combine with sugar syrup and 1 Cup (2.4 dl) vodka.
  2. In a separate small glass jar combine the angelica rood with 2 fluid ounces (0.6 dl) vodka. After two weeks filter through a coffee filter. Add small portions of the angelica root extract to the liqueur until you get a suitable flavor. Check the flavor after 2 months. If necessary add some more sugar syrup, vodka, or angelica extract.
  3. Other herbal liqueurs can be made by exchanging angelica root with another herb.
Sugar syrup
  1. For herbal liqueurs it is best to use a sugar syrup which is made as follows: In a saucepan combine 1 pound (450 g) sugar, 1 Cup (2.4 dl) water and 1/4 teaspoon. citric acid. Heat the mixture and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Allow to simmer on reduced heat for 15 minutes.
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