Prestige Cordial Essence - Irish Coffee Liqueur
Make your own cordials at minimal cost by using your own vodka or brandy. Simple instructions are included.Optional 1 to 2 oz of Finishing Formula or Glycerine will smooth out product faster. Home-made cordials make great gifts! Equipment NOT needed.
Irish Coffee Liqueur: A delicious liqueur made from coffee and Irish whisky. Each bottle flavours 750 mL of alcohol.
Making Cordials Using Extracts (Makes 750ml)
5.5 oz.(160 grams) Granulated sugar
50-60 Proof Vodka
Pour entire contents of extract bottle and sugar into 750 ml (US 25 fl. oz.) bottle. Fill 3/4 full with vodka and shake until sugar is fully dissolved. Top off the remainder of the bottle with additional vodka and shake until contents are fully blended.
NOTE: Some extracts call for brandy instead of vodka. Recipe may vary slightly.
BOTTLE SUGGESTIONS: Use E-Z cap bottles, Ice Wine bottles with t-tops or screw cap bottles.
Cream Liquer Recipe
Some cordials taste particularly nice as a cream liquer such as Amaretto, Hazelnut, Itish Cream and Peach Schnapps.
Making your own cream liqueurs is not only more economical, but by using fresh ingredients, they taste better, are smoother and creamier. They also don’t contain emulsifiers, thickening agents or preservatives. By making your own. You also are not limited by what is on the market – you can invent your own recipes!
Almost any cordial extract can be made into a cream liqueur. Use the commercial ones as basic guidelines, but feel free to experiment – you will then be able to have your own “special” cordials.
Basic Instant Cream Liqueur Recipe
1 cup sugar
2 teaspoons instant vanilla pudding mix
1 bottle cordial extract
1 ½ cups Vodka or other 80 proof spirit
2 cups (1 pint) light cream or evaporated milk
Add all ingredients except cream into a blender. Cover and mix on low speed for two (2) minutes. Shut off blender and add cream. Cover and mix on low speed for 5 seconds. Transfer cream liqueur to clean bottles with airtight covers. Store in refrigerator for up to one month. Makes approximately one quart. Serve cold.
Cream Liqueur Type Extract Base Spirit
Amaretto Cream Amaretto Vodka
Coffee Cream Kaffe Vodka
Hazelnut Cream Hazelnut Vodka
Irish Cream Irish Cream Blended Whiskey
Peaches & Cream Peach Schnapps Vodka
As with all alcoholic beverages, label properly, use in moderation and keep out of reach of children.
Mix 1 quart Light cream or Half-and-Half with desired cordial extract, add sugar to taste. Store in refrigerator.