Apricot Liqueur

READY IN: 120hrs 2mins
Recipe by echo echo

Sip in cordial glasses or dribble over vanilla ice cream. Probably my easiest liqueur recipe and very good. Since it's made with DRIED apricots, it can be made year-round. Years ago I gave this a couple times in a monogrammed pocket flask as a 21st birthday present. Cooking time is actually infusion time (at 5-7 days, it's a relatively short time for a fruit-flavored liqueur).

Top Review by Dee514

NOTE: When using dried apricots to make apricot liqueur, you can save the strained/infused apricots for baking, etc. :-)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 226.79 g dried apricots
  • 158.51 ml superfine sugar
  • 473.18 ml vodka

Directions

  1. Place apricots and sugar in a screw-top jar.
  2. Add vodka, screw cover on tightly and shake to dissolve the sugar.
  3. Leave for 5-7 days, inverting the jar daily (test the taste after 5 days and infuse 2 more if you want a stronger flavor).
  4. Strain liqueur into a decanter through a fine sieve and store in refrigerator.
  5. Apricots may be saved, chopped and used as a topping on ice cream.

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