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Fresh Mint Liqueur Recipe - How to make a Fresh Mint Liqueur

Ingredients for a Fresh Mint Liqueur

  • Mint
  • Vodka
  • Sugar
  • Water
  • Glycerine
  • Food Coloring
  • Food Coloring

Quantities for one drink:

  • 1 1/4 Cup Fresh Mint Leaves
  • Slightly Packed
  • 3 Cups Vodka
  • 2 Cups Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 tsp Glycerine
  • 8 Drops Green Food Coloring
  • 2 Drops Blue Food Coloring

Blending Instructions:

  • Wash leaves in cold water several times
  • Shake or pat dry gently
  • Snip each leaf in half or thirds
  • Discard stems
  • measure cut mint leaves, packing lightly
  • Combine mint leaves and vodka in aging container
  • Cap and let stand in a cool place for 2 weeks, shaking occasionally
  • After initial aging, strain leaves from liqueur, discard leaves
  • In a sucepan, combine sugar and water
  • Bring to a boil, stirring constantly
  • Let cool
  • Add cooled syrup to liqueur base, stirring to combine
  • Add glycerine and food color, pour into aging container for secondary aging of 1-3 more months

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