Vanilla Liqueur!

Pic by Franzi.

Only one more week until X-Mas :)! Here’s an easy to prepare last-minute gift idea: Delicious vanilla liqueur. Yummy!

Recipe:

Ingredients: Makes app. 600 ml.

200 ml water, 4 vanilla beans, 200 g cane sugar, 1 TblSp honey, 500 ml brandy.

Preparation:

Scrape out two vanilla beans. Cook the vanilla caviar, sugar, honey, water and scraped vanilla beans for 20 minutes. Cool down and add the brandy. Filter through a clean dish towel. Fill liqueur into bottles, add one whole vanilla bean into each bottle.

Can be stored for up to four months.

Enjoy!

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Chocolate Liqueur!

Chocolate LiqueurPic by Franzi.

Chocolate Liqueur: Last-minute gift for friends or family & a sweet treat for myself!

Recipe: Makes 1 liter.

Ingredients: 500 ml heavy cream, 100 g milk chocolate couverture, 75 g sugar, 50 g cocoa powder, 25 g honey, 300 ml rum

Preparation: Melt the chocolate in a double-boiler. Combine sugar and cocoa powder and slowly mix with 100 ml cold water until a smooth texture is reached. Boil up the heavy cream, mix in the sugar/cocoa, the melted chocolate and the honey. Let cool-down (stir in between) and finally add the rum. Mix well and fill in a bottle. Shake before serving.

Enjoy!

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