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    Creme De Menthe - Dairy Free

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    576 hrs 10 mins

    10 mins

    576 hrs

    Chelle_N's Note:

    A yummy liqure that is great to use in Martini's. Also a wonderful holiday gift. Allow for 4 weeks to sit.

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    Serves: 1



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    1. 1
      Soak mint leaves (or extract) in the vodka for 14 days, shaking once daily.
    2. 2
      Strain out mint leaves.
    3. 3
      Mix sugar and water in pot.
    4. 4
      Heat at moderatly high heat and cook 5 minutes.
    5. 5
      Let cool, then add to vodka.
    6. 6
      Put into a glass jar and sit in a cool, dark place for 2 more weeks.
    7. 7
      Add green food colouring (until it reaches appealing colour).
    8. 8
      Place in bottle and enjoy or label for a gift.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 27, 2008

      Crème De Menthe As with other “crème de� liqueurs, this term comes from the French phrase “crème de la crème� meaning the “best of the best� and does not mean the liqueur contains any cream. “Menthe� is the French for mint. To make their Crème de Menthe liqueur, De Kuyper use the oil extracted from fresh mint leaves which is then distilled and infused into a fine spirit. Other ingredients according to De Kuyper’s own recipe are then added – such as sugar and colouring. Once the blend has been made, the mixture is then allowed to marry for several weeks to develop a fuller flavour. Generally the De Kuyper Crème de Menthe referred to on the in-the-spirit website is the Green style unless otherwise specified. Some liqueur producers make a clear version – often referred to as “white� but this is very difficult to find and is most likely to be found in the collection of an exclusive cocktail bar rather than in your local supermarket.

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    • on June 14, 2008


      This is a VERY good recipe however, as one reviewer noticed "no creme anywhere", so I added one recipe of sweetened condensed milk #14062 and only added 1 cup of sugar.

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    • on June 14, 2008

      Just a little note - if you buy Creme de Menthe in a bottle there is no cream nor does it have a creamy texture. I looks like a clear, green liquor :-) Creme de Cacao isn't creamy either!

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    Nutritional Facts for Creme De Menthe - Dairy Free

    Serving Size: 1 (1305 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 3089.6
    Calories from Fat 0
    Total Fat 0.0 g
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 17.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 400.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    Sugars 399.2 g
    Protein 0.0 g

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