Peppermint Schnapps Liqueur

Peppermint Schnapps Liqueur

Here’s a liqueur that’s simple to make at home. All you need
is an inexpensive vodka and an empty bottle to store the
Schnapps in.

1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 16-oz. bottle light corn syrup
2 cups 80-proof vodka
2 teaspoons peppermint extract

  1. Combine sugar and corn syrup in a 2 quart pan over medium
    heat. Heat until sugar dissolves, stirring regularly
    (about 5 minutes).
  2. When sugar has dissolved, add vodka and stir well. Remove
    mixture from heat and cover tighly with lid. Let cool.
  3. Add peppermint extract to mixture and pour into a sealable
    bottle.
    Makes 4 cups.