Kümmel Liqueur
Author: Chief Mixologist
Kümmel is a spice liqueur made popular in Eastern Europe. The key flavoring ingredient is the caraway, so be sure your spices are fresh and not old.
  • 6 Cups 80 proof vodka
  • 2 Cups water
  • 16 teaspoons whole caraway seed
  • 6 Chinese anise seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon whole coriander seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 Cups white sugar
  1. Mix all ingredients. Cover.
  2. Shake vigorously for two or three minutes. Do this each day until no more sugar settles to the bottom.
  3. Let mixture stand for one month.
  4. Carefully pour liqueur through a sieve. Discard seeds and residue from bottom of the bottle.
  5. Filter then bottle.
Recipe by Epicurus.com Beverages at https://www.epicurus.com/beverages/kummel-liqueur/1114/