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Spicy Herbal Liqueur

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Category: Beverages

 Ingredients List

  • 6 Cardamom pods*
  • 3 ts Anise seeds*
  • 2 1/4 ts Chopped angelica root*
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 1 Clove
  • 1/4 ts Mace
  • 1 Fifth of vodka
  • 1 c Sugar syrup (see recipe)


Remove seeds from cardomom pods. Add the anise seeds, and crush all the
kernals with the back of a fork. Put them in a 1-quart container adding
angelica root, cinnamon stick, clove, mace, and vodka. Shake mixture well
and store in a cupboard for 1 week. Pour through cheesecloth lined strainer
several times. Blend the liquid with the sugar syrup. Ready to serve. *Most
of these ingredients can be found at health food stores. This liqueur is
similiar to Italian Strega and the spicy taste may not appeal to everyone.
Yield: 1 quart Container: 1/2 gallon jar

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