Amaretto Liqueur

Amaretto liqueur is made from almonds.

Materials
Almond infusion* 100 ml
Vanilla infusion** 15 ml
Ingredients per 1000 ml (1 liter) of alcohol
Brown sugar syrup 73%*** 150 ml
Alcohol 75° 250 ml
Caramel 10 ml

Instructions

  1. Mix infusions with alcohol. Add caramel.
  2. Pour alcohol into brown sugar syrup.
  3. Bottle and age for one month.

Notes

  • *100 g finely crushed almonds, 200 ml 75° alcohol. Macerate for 3 weeks, strain and filter.
  • **10 g vanilla stick, 90 ml 50° alcohol. Macerate for 3 weeks, strain and filter.
  • ***Bring 420 ml of water to about 89° C (176° F). Add 700 g of white sugar and 300 g of brown sugar.
  • Stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • Add 1 g of ascorbic acid, bring solution to a boil and boil for 15 minutes. Keep on stirring and remove any foam from the top. Remove from heat and cool.
  • You can use commercially produced extracts and essential oils.

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