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Homemade Liquors

Rated as 4.22 out of 5 Stars

"This is an excellent base for homemade liquors. Substitute chocolate, coconut, or any flavoring desired for vanilla extract and you will have made a different flavor alcohol. Food coloring can also be added to the cooled mixture to add a bit of pizzazz to your alcohol drinks! Perfect for warming up parties during the winter holidays."
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15 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings (2 cups)


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  1. In a saucepan, combine sugar and water. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and let simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
  2. Pour vodka and vanilla extract into the room temperature mixture. Pour the liquor into a sealable decanter; seal and store for at least two weeks before serving.

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Very nice and adjustable to your favorite flavor BUT I must give you a warning if I may be so bold! NEVER use city water from the tap. Well water is ok or purchase bottled water. City water con...

This homemade liquor recipe could not be easier. I made it with lemon flavoring. When it was ready, I put a shot in the blender with ice and vanilla ice cream. It is EXQUISITE! A perfect dessert...

I am a WLS post-op (Weight Loss Surgery) and can't have refined sugar. I have missed my liquors, which are loaded with sugar! When I found this I decided to give it a try using Splenda. Since th...

sooo easy

I made this using lemon and tastes great with Coke or lemonade. Also made with Chocolate so its like a creme de cacao and mix with orange juice for a tootsie roll flavor. Made with equal parts o...

Something must have been forgotten in this recipe. I want a base for making different liquerers, but the measurements in this don't add up. I'd be standing on my head, once I got it swallowed.

Very easy and simple to do. I used golden sugar so mine turned a slight yellow colour which was great for Vanilla. I also did strawberry and lemon flavours. Very sweet but I am sure if you cut ...

I've never made anything like this before, is there a measurement for the flavors?