Portuguese Licoro

Portuguese Licoro

"This homemade liqueur recipe originates from the island of St. Michael in the Azores. It is a family favorite at Christmas time."
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15 m servings
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Original recipe yields 50 servings

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  1. In a gallon container combine whiskey, lemon, sugar, milk, chocolate squares and vanilla beans. Keep at room temperature for 10 days, stirring once a day.
  2. After 10 days, remove the lemon half, chocolate and vanilla beans. Insert a coffee filter into a large funnel. pour the liquid through the filter into a gallon jug. Change filter as needed. A clear yellow solution should result. This liqueur can be stored in a sealed bottle at room temperature.

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I have made this twice now and both times I ended up with a milky liquid. The first time I made it with full cream milk the second with 2%. Not wanting to dispose of a second lot without trying...

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my purpose -- to make cool, unique x-mas gifts for my friends. the result- $50 and 8 hours WASTED, no gifts, lots of empty bottles. i followed the recipe perfectly, mixed the ingredients, st...

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my purpose -- to make cool, unique x-mas gifts for my friends. the result- $50 and 8 hours WASTED, no gifts, lots of empty bottles. i followed the recipe perfectly, mixed the ingredients, st...

I have made this twice now and both times I ended up with a milky liquid. The first time I made it with full cream milk the second with 2%. Not wanting to dispose of a second lot without trying...

I have made this recipe twice and it is divine. Try using a jelly bag over a bowl to get the liquid away from the solids. You must be patient...it takes a bit of time (like overnight). The lef...

I have made this recipe twice now and its great, although a little tricky. I find that it takes quite a while to strain/ a couple of days. You need to change the filter often. I have used about ...

I am going to make this again for the holidays. As the other reviewers mentioned, be patient, especially with the filtering process. It does come out perfectly and tasty. It brings back mem...

THis is an excelent gift, decorate the bottles and filter the drink through a thin strainer, NOT A FILTER. The drink stays good up to 5 months bottled so far. Do not squeeze the lemon when makin...

First off I have no patients what so ever. So this is what I did. After ten days I strained it through a large colander then a large strainer. Then I did a few other things that failed LOL. I en...

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