Peach Liqueur I
 
This delicious liqueur has all the brightness of the summer months in every sip. Served on the rocks or blended into other cocktails, it is simply wonderful.
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Recipe type: Liqueurs
Serves: 1 liter
Ingredients
  • 12 medium peaches
  • 4 lemon peel strips, scraped of all pith
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 6 cloves
  • 3 Cups vodka
  • 1 Cup sugar syrup (see recipe)
Instructions
  1. You want yellow or cream-colored peaches. Season is May to Sept.
  2. Avoid green ones as they won't ripen at home.
  3. Drop peaches into a pot of boiling water, one at a time, leave for 30 seconds and remove, placing them into a bowl of ice water. Peel by sliding the skin off peaches and cut each in quarters, removing and discarding the pits.
  4. Combine with vodka, lemon peels, and spices in covered jar and store for 1 to 2 weeks, shaking occasionally.
  5. Strain fruit, squeezing as much juice as possible, and filter.
  6. Add sugar syrup and store for an additional 6 weeks.

 

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