Apricot Liqueur III
Author: Chief Mixologist
Yet another in a series of delicious variations on Apricot Liqueur. Each liqueur has variable ways to produce equally delectable results.
Ingredients
  • 2 Cups smashed apricot pits
  • 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 2 Cups vodka 100 proof
  • 1 Cup sugar syrup (see recipe)
Instructions
  1. Partly fill a cloth bag with the apricot pits (available at most health food stores). Smash with a hammer, keeping shells and meaty centers.
  2. Place smashed pits in a 1-quart container.
  3. Add cinnamon, coriander, and vodka.
  4. Store for 2 months in a cool dark place.
  5. Then filter through a cheesecloth lined strainer and discard fruit pits.
  6. Strain a few times until clear.
  7. Add sugar syrup and age for an additional 2 weeks.
  8. Recipe may require some fine-tuning and apricot extract can be added to offer additional flavoring.
Recipe by Epicurus.com Beverages at https://www.epicurus.com/beverages/apricot-liqueur-1/1043/