Sugar Syrup
Submitted by: KatjaGirl
4 cups water 1 pound sugar
Dissolve sugar in water and bring to a boil. Cool before using. Yield: 7 cup

Cinammon Liqueur
Submitted by: KatjaGirl
1 cinnamon stick
2 cloves
1 teaspoon ground coriander seed
1 cup Vodka
1/2 cup Brandy
1/2 cup sugar syrup (see recipe above)
Steep all herbs in alcohol for 2 weeks. Strain and filter until clear and add sugar syrup to taste. Let stand 1 week and its ready to serve. Makes a nice hot drink when added to boiling water. Yield: 1 pint

Peppermint Liqueur
Submitted by: KatjaGirl
2 or 3 teaspoons Peppermint extract
(or fresh peppermint leaves)
3 cups Vodka
1 cup sugar syrup (recipe above)
Combine all ingredients and stir. Let stand for 2 weeks. Use 3 teaspoons of extract for a stronger mint taste and additional sugar syrup for a sweeter thicker liqueur. Yield: 1 quart

To submit your favorite recipes to be included in the Garden of Friendship Recipe Book, please email them to Barbiel

Background graphics made especially for the Recipes Committee of the Garden of Friendship by Valatine