About this recipe:This homemade liqueur originates from the Azores. It is a family favourite at Christmastime.
1L (1 3/4 pints) whisky
900g (2 lb) caster sugar
1L (1 3/4 pints) milk
6 (25g) squares unsweetened chocolate
2 vanilla beans
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Method Prep:15min › Ready in:15min
In a large container combine whiskey, lemon, sugar, milk, chocolate squares and vanilla beans. Keep at room temperature for 10 days, stirring once a day.
After 10 days, remove the lemon half, chocolate and vanilla beans. Insert a coffee filter or muslin into a large funnel. Pour the liquid through the filter into a large pitcher or jug. Change filter as needed. A clear yellow solution should result. This liqueur can be stored in a sealed bottle at room temperature.