Dried Apricots in Vodka with sugarWhen making this exceptionally delicious liqueur, the key flavoring ingredient, dried apricots, once macerated provides an alluring byproduct.

Finely chopped after doing its job flavoring the liqueur, these moist, flavor-rich apricots can be blended into cake batters, added to ice cream and sorbets, blended into cookie dough or other deliciously decadent things. That sweet, summertime flavor comes through year round. Yummy.

Apricot Liqueur II
 
This extremely simple liqueur is a staple and one every home cook should try. The macerated apricots are delicious, and the liqueur has many wonderful uses.
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Recipe type: Liqueurs
Serves: 1 bottle
Ingredients
  • 8 ounces dried apricots
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 pint vodka
Instructions
  1. Place dried apricots and sugar in a jar, add vodka, close tightly and shake to dissolve the sugar. Let stand for about a week to ten days. Shake daily to ensure sugar is dissolved. Strain, first through a fine mesh strainer, then through a coffee filter.
  2. You can then chop the macerated apricots and use them as a topping for ice cream or in cakes.
  3. Decant the strained liqueur into a sterilized bottle and use in cooking or mixed drinks.
Notes
Best if stored in the refrigerator. Per serving: 4019 Calories (kcal); 5g Total Fat; (1% calories from fat); 38g Protein; 775g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 110mg Sodium Food Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 42 1/2 Fruit; 0 Fat; 9 Other Carbohydrates
Nutrition Information
Serving size: bottle Calories: 4019 Fat: 5g Carbohydrates: 775g

 

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