Apricot liquor


In Romanian: Lichior de caise


  • 1 qt / 1 l water
  • 1 lb / 500 g sugar
  • ½ qt / 0,5 l vodka
  • ¼ vanilla stick
  • one teaspoon caramelized sugar essence (optional)

Essence Edit


  1. Put the pitted apricots in a glass jar, pour vodka to cover, and cover the jar tightly with cellophane.
  2. Keep this in the sun for two weeks.
  3. This will be the essence.
  4. Make a syrup out of the sugar and water.
  5. When ready, add half of the strained essence and remove from heat.
  6. Let cool.
  7. Then add the other half of the strained essence, ½ qt / 0,5 l vodka and the caramelized sugar essence. It is better to filter this through special filter paper.
  8. Bottle the drink and keep in a cool place.