Angelica liqueur

Yield: 1 recipe

Measure Ingredient
3 tablespoons Dried chopped angelica root
1 tablespoon Chopped almonds
1 Allspice berry, cracked
1 1" piece cinnamon stick, broken
3 To 6 anise or fennel seeds, crushed
⅛ teaspoon Powdered coriander seed
1 tablespoon Chopped fresh marjoram leaves or 1 tsp. dried
1½ cup Vodka
½ cup Granulated sugar
¼ cup Water
1 drop Each yellow and green food color,(optional)

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 1½ minutes, stirring every 30 seconds.

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