2 Cup Sugar
1 Cup Water
1/4 Teaspoon Anise extract
1 Teaspoon Vanilla extract or Vanilla Bean Extract
3 Drops yellow food coloring
1 Fifth vodka
Combine sugar and water in a pan and bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute and immediately reduce heat. Simmer for 1 hour or until thickened. Remove from heat and cool.
Pour sugar−water syrup into a sterilized quart−size bottle. Add anise
extract, vanilla and food coloring. Stir gently and add the vodka.
Cover and let the mixture sit for 10 days to 2 weeks before serving.
Yield: 32 oz.