Almond Liqueur I
Author: Chief Mixologist
Ersatz means "Similar to", so this almond liqueur recipe is similar to Amaretto; essentially, it replicates the real thing, a favorite drink and ingredient around the world.
  • 2 Cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 Cups water
  • 2 1/2 Cups vodka
  • 3 Tablespoons almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 teaspoon glycerine (optional)
  1. Combine sugar and water in saucepan and bring to boil. Simmer, stirring, for 5 minutes.
  2. Let cool to room temperature.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and funnel into bottle(s).
  4. Let mature for at least one week before using (longer is probably better).
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