Angelica Liqueur
The liqueur has a distinctive herbal flavor, is subtle, almost grassy, with a floral hint coming through mostly in aromatics. You can't help but enjoy this.
Recipe type: Liqueurs
Serves: 1 bottle
  • 3 Tablespoons dried chopped angelica root
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped almonds
  • 1 allspice berry, cracked
  • 1 1-inch piece cinnamon stick, broken
  • 3 to 6 anise or fennel seeds, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon powdered coriander seed
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh marjoram leaves or 1 teaspoon dried
  • 1 1/2 Cups vodka
  • 1/2 Cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 Cup water
  • 1 drop each yellow and green food color (optional)
  1. Combine all herbs, nuts and spices with vodka in a 1 quart or larger aging container. Cap tightly and shake daily for 2 weeks. Strain through a fine muslin cloth or coffee filter; discarding solids.
  2. Clean out aging container and sterilize. Place liquid back in container.
  3. Place sugar and water in saucepan and stir to combine over medium heat.**
  4. When sugar is completely dissolved, set aside and let cool to room temperature.
  5. When cool combine with food coloring and add to liqueur liquid. Cap and allow to age and mellow in a cool, dark place for one month.
**Microwave Directions: This step may be done in the microwave oven using a glass bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 1 to 1.5 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds.
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