Creme de Cacao
Homemade Creme de Cacao is a delighful chocolate liqueur you can make at home with a few simple ingredients.
vanilla beans, split
Add cacao nibs and vanilla bean to a clean 1 quart mason jar (or other glass container with a lid).
Fill container with vodka. Put on lid and let sit in a cool dark place for at least 2 weeks, shaking the ingredients every few days.
In a small saucepan, or in the microwave, heat the water and sugar to create a simple syrup.
Strain the cacao nibs and vanilla bean from the infused vodka and reserve for separate use or discard.
Add the infused vodka and simple syrup back into the mason jar. Cover and let sit at least 1 week, longer is better.
Pour Creme de Cacao into an attractive bottle with a cap or cork for long term storage and gift giving.
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