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Homemade Creme De Menthe

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Category: Beverages

 Ingredients List

  • 2 oz Fresh mint leaves
  • 1 Fifth
  • 4 c Sugar
  • 2 c Water
  • 10 dr Peppermint oil
  • 2 dr Green food coloring -- (2 to
  • 3 )
  • Vodka


1. Crush mint leaves in a mortar and pestle or place them between a
tablespoon and a teaspoon and macerate. Place crushed leaves in a
sterilized glass jar and pour vodka over them. Cover and let sit for 10
days. 2. Stain vodka through cheesecloth or a coffee filter and discard
mint. 3. Make a syrup of the sugar and water by bringing the mixture to a
boil, boiling for 30 minutes, and then letting it cool. Add syrup to the
mint-flavored vodka, add peppermint and coloring and stir. 4. If liqueur is
not clear, you may want to filter it a second time. You may also want to
omit the green food coloring. Liqueur will keep for a year on the pantry

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