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Almond Flavored Tequila Liqueur

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Category: Beverages

 Ingredients List

  • 8 oz Unpeeled almonds; dark
  • . roasted (see note)
  • 1/2 Vanilla bean; split
  • 1 Stick cinnamon; 3 inch
  • 1 Bottle gold tequila
  • 2 tb Spicy piloncillo syrup; see
  • . other recipe
  • 1/4 ts Pure almond extract


ú 'h teaspoon pure almond extract Note: Place nuts on baking sheet in
325-degree preheated oven and toast until dark brown, turning occasionally.
When done, remove from pan to prevent overcooking.

Coarsely chop nuts. Place in jar along with the vanilla bean and cinnamon
stick. Coverwith tequila and steep for 2 weeks in cool, dark place, shaking
gently occasionally (a murky sediment is natural). Strain several times
through paper coffee filters.

Add syrup and almond extract in small increments, tasting after each
addition, until satisfied with flavor. Pour into sterilized dark-colored
jar: allow to set for 2 weeks, adding more syrup if needed.

Pour into pretty decorative jars for gifts. Serve either poured into hot
coffee or served over ice in brandy snifters with a twist of lemon .

Nutritlional analsis per ounce: 106 calories, 4 grams fat, 3 grams
carbohydrates, 0 cholesterol, 1 milligram sodium, 35 percent of calories
from fat .

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