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Amaretto Liqueur recipe
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.

21% (42 proof)

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