Angelica Liqueur

"Finish off a large meal with a tiny glass of this. Cook time is the maturation time."
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Ready In:
3360hrs 10mins
1 litre




  • Crush the fennel, aniseed, coriander seeds and cloves a little and chop the angelica stems.
  • Put the seeds and angelica stems into a large preserving jar.
  • Add the sugar.
  • Pour on the vodka and leave by a sunny window for 2 weeks, swirling the mixture daily.
  • Strain through find muslin into a sterilised bottle and seal.
  • Leave in a dark place for at least 4 months.
  • Drink in small quantities with a piece of angelica in each glass.

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    This recipe is delicious, however, it took me a couple of months to find "CRYSTALIZED ANGELICA" I found it at THE PASTA SHOP-5655 COLLEGE AVE- OAKLAND CA 94518. It was $11.00/lb + shp. I e-mailed a friend in England and she couldn't find it. It's candied like fruit cake mix but doesn't have a distinctive flavor. I'm not sure what it did to the flavor, but it's good.


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