Angelica Liqueur Recipe
3 tbsp dried chopped angelica root
1 tbsp chopped almonds
1 allspice berry, cracked
1 1 piece cinnamon stick, broken
3 to 6 anise or fennel seeds, crushed
1/8 tsp powdered coriander seed
1 tbsp chopped fresh marjoram leaves or 1, tsp. dried
1 1/2 cup vodka
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup water
1 drop each yellow and green food color,(o, ptional)
Combine all herbs, nuts and spices with vodka in a 1 quart or larger
aging container. Cap tightly and shake daily for 2 weeks. Strain
through a fine muslin cloth or coffee filter; discarding solids.
Clean out aging container. Place liquid back in container.
Place sugar and water in saucepan and stir to combine over medium
heat.** When sugar is completely dissolved, set aside and let cool.
When cool combine with food coloring and add to liqueur liquid. Cap
and allow to age and mellow in a cool, dark place for one month.
**Microwave Directions: This step may be done in the microwave oven
using a glass bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 1 to 1.5 minutes, stirring
every 30 seconds.
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