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Homemade Hazelnut Liqueur

Homemade Hazelnut Liqueur

Time does most of the work in this delicious Homemade Hazelnut Liqueur.
Course Drinks
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 307kcal


  • 1/2 lb hazelnuts roughly chopped (about 2 cups)
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 vanilla bean split


  • Preheat oven to 350. Spread the hazelnuts out on a baking sheet and roast for 5-10 minutes or until fragrant. Cool to room temperature.
  • Place the hazelnuts, vodka, and brandy in a sealable jar. Place in a cool dark place for 5 weeks.
  • Combine the sugar and water in a small pan and heat over medium, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Let cool and then add to hazelnut mixture. Let steep for 3 more days.
  • Add split vanilla bean to mixture and let steep for an additional 5 days.
  • Strain through a sieve and then through a coffee filter.
  • Refrigerate for two months.


Total aging time - 6 weeks. 


Calories: 307kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Potassium: 192mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin C: 1.8mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1.3mg