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two glasses of amaretto sour with homemade amaretto liqueur
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Homemade Amaretto

Homemade Amaretto Liqueur is easy to make! Use it in all of your favorite cocktails or package it up as a perfect homemade gift.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Cooling Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: cocktails
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade liqueur
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Lisa Longley


  • 3/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 3/4 cup vodka
  • 1 tablespoon almond extract
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  • In a small sauce pan, combine the brown sugar, granulated sugar, and water. Bring to a boil, cooking until the sugar dissolves completely. Allow to cool.
  • Mix the syrup mixture with the reaminder of ingredients. Store in glass container in a dark place to age for 1 week.