A delicious recipe for Amaretto Liqueur, with granulated sugar, food coloring, water, food coloring, apricot, glycerine, almond extract, grain alcohol, water, brandy and food coloring. Also lists similar drink recipes.
1 cup granulated sugar 6 drops red food coloring 3/4 cup water 2 drops blue food coloring 2 apricot dried halves 1/2 tsp glycerine 1 tbsp almond extract 1/2 cup grain alcohol 1/2 cup water 1 cup brandy 3 drops yellow food coloring
Combine sugar and 3/4 cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer until all sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and cool. In an aging container, combine apricot halves, almond extract, grain alcohol with 1/2 cup water, and brandy. Stir in cooled sugar syrup mixture.
Cap and let age for 2 days.
Remove apricot halves. (Save apricot halves, can be used for cooking). Add food coloring and glycerine. Stir, recap and continue aging for 1 to 2 months. Re-bottle as desired.
Liqueur is ready to serve but will continue to improve with additional aging.