Praline Liqueur

Yield:

4 1/2 cups.

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Nutritional Information

Calories 64
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 8.7 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 3 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg

Ingredients

2 cups firmly packed dark brown sugar
1 cup sugar
2 1/2 cups water
4 cups pecan pieces, lightly toasted
2 vanilla beans, split lengthwise
4 cups vodka

Preparation

Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan, and cookover medium-high heat until sugars dissolve. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Place pecans and vanilla beans in a1-gallon jar. Pour hot mixture into jar; let cool. Add vodka; stirwell. Cover tightly, and store in a dark place at room temperature at least 2 weeks. Shake jar gently once daily.

Pour mixture through a wire-mesh strainer lined with 2 layers of cheesecloth into a bowl, discarding solids. Pour mixture through a wire-mesh strainer lined with a coffee filter into a bowl. Change filter often. (Mixture will drip slowly.) Pour mixture into jars; cover tightly. Store at room temperature.

Use in coffee, baked apples, or low-fat cakes.

Note:

Oxmoor House Cooking Light Collection

January 1995