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This delicious Portuguese apple and cinnamon liqueur (licor de maçã e canela) is perfect for the holidays, enjoy.
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Portuguese Apple & Cinnamon Liqueur Recipe
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Portuguese Apple & Cinnamon Liqueur Recipe

Portuguese Apple & Cinnamon Liqueur Recipe

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Ingredients

4 cups of aguardente (moonshine)2 cups of sugar8 cinnamon sticks8 cups of apples, in pieces
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  • This site uses US measurements.

    Directions

    1. Wash the apples very well and cut them into small pieces.
    2. In a wide-mouthed glass container with a lid, add the sugar, cinnamon sticks, the brandy and stir/mix well.
    3. Add the apples, stir again and let it sit for 10 days (shaking the jar once daily (this operation is very important to ensure a good quality liquor).
    4. After 10 days, filter the liqueur with a paper coffee filter.
    5. Place in a tightly sealed glass bottle.
    6. Leave the liqueur in the bottle(s) for one month before serving.


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