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Dandelion Schnapps Recipes

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   Dandelion schnapps - based on fresh dandelion flower heads - has a fresh, aromatic and sweetish acid taste. The color is yellow, sometimes dark yellow or reddish golden. A very enjoyable schnapps that goes very well with chocolate, chocolate desserts and cakes.
Dandelion Schnapps

Ingredients:

Dandelion flowers or Dandelion roots
Unflavoured vodka - 40% alcohol content (80 proof)
Instructions:
Clean flowers or roots thoroughly. Flowers: Remove the green sepals with a small, sharp knife (the sepals are very bitter). Roots: Slice them thinly and leave them to dry for a couple of days in the shadow - on paper towel. Use a clean glass jar with tight-fitting lid. Fill the jar with flower heads - or sliced roots. Cover with clear, unflavoured vodka - 40% alcohol content (80 proof). Let steep in a dark place at room temperature, 18-20C (64-68F). Flowers: Steep for 1-7 days. Roots: Steep for 1-14 days. Shake lightly and taste it from time to time. Strain and filter your infusion into a clean glass bottle or jar with tight-fitting lid.
 

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