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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine European
Servings (Default: 1)


Bitter Almond Liqueur with Metaxa
Bitter Almond Liqueur with Metaxa
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  1. Blanch the bitter almonds and grind them in a mortar with 1 tablespoon of sugar (taken from the 650 g).
  2. Bring the water with the sugar to a boil in a saucepan and cook while stirring until the sugar is completely dissolved. Let cool down.
  3. Put the bitter almonds, the cooled sugar syrup and the floral water in a glass. Leave in the sun for 10 days. Then fill up with 500 ml Metaxa and immediately filter through a sieve lined with a paper filter. Store in a serving bottle.