This lively, lemony liqueur may be a goodchoice for your first attempt at making cordials.
Recipe: Lemon Liqueur
1 cup water 2 cups granulated sugar 3 tablespoons lemon zest 1/4 cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice 1 1/2 cups 100-proof vodka 5 to 10 drops yellow food coloring
Make a simple syrup by bringing sugarand water to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantlyto prevent scorching. When clear, remove from heat and let standuntil just warm. Pour into clean 2-quart jar with tight-fittinglid. Add lemon zest, lemon juice, vodka, and food coloring. Coverand let stand in a cool, dark place for 1 month.
Rack or filter liqueur into final presentationcontainer such as a wine bottle, fruit jar or decanter.
Makes 1 quart approximately.
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