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Recipe Name: Almond Flavored Tequila Liqueur Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/22/2014
Base: Beverages Comments:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 3

8 Ounce(s) Unpeeled almonds, dark
. roasted, see note
1/2 Vanilla bean, split
1 Stick cinnamon, 3 inch
1 Bottle gold tequila
2 Tablespoon(s) Spicy piloncillo syrup, see
. other recipe
1/4 Teaspoon(s) Pure almond extract
ú 'h teaspoon pure almond extract Note: Place nuts on baking sheet in
325-degree preheated oven and toast until dark brown, turning
occasionally. When done, remove from pan to prevent overcooking.
Coarsely chop nuts. Place in jar along with the vanilla bean and
cinnamon stick. Coverwith tequila and steep for 2 weeks in cool, dark
place, shaking gently occasionally (a murky sediment is natural).
Strain several times through paper coffee filters. Add syrup and
almond extract in small increments, tasting after each addition, until
satisfied with flavor. Pour into sterilized dark-colored jar: allow to
set for 2 weeks, adding more syrup if needed. Pour into pretty
decorative jars for gifts. Serve either poured into hot coffee or
served over ice in brandy snifters with a twist of lemon .
Nutritlional analsis per ounce: 106 calories, 4 grams fat, 3 grams
carbohydrates, 0 cholesterol, 1 milligram sodium, 35 percent of
calories from fat . Source: Tequila: Cooking with the Spirit of
Mexico ** Fort Worth Star Telegram -- Food section -- 29 November 1995
** From Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster collection at

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 451
Calories From Fat: 329
Total Fat: 39.4g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 2.3mg
Potassium: 540.1mg
Carbohydrates: 16.4g
Fiber: 8.5g
Sugar: 3.7g
Protein: 15.9g

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