Basil-Infused Vodka

Ingredients

1 cup lightly packed basil leaves, rinsed and patted dry

Preparation

1
Pour the vodka into a clean, 2-quart container with a tight-fitting lid.
2
Add basil to the vodka. Allow the spirits to infuse for 24 hours, away from direct sunlight and intense heat. Strain and discard basil.
3
Using a funnel, pour the liqueur into the original bottle or another container.
4
Age one week away from light and heat.

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Substitute tarragon, thyme, rosemary, spearmint or sage leaves for the basil, or tequila for the vodka. From AZCentral.com.

Yield:

2.0 quarts

Added:

December 27, 2009

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