Toffee Vodka anyone?

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Toffee Vodka anyone?

Post: # 201688Post Shirl »

I found this on another site and thought it interesting.

I bottle cheap vodka
2 packs werthers originals.

Empty werthers into vodka and let dissolve.
Apparently a toffee flavoured vodka based drink,

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I think I shall give it a go.
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Wow! Let us knnw how it turns out!
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Post: # 201705Post MKG »

Also good with a quarter to a half pound of original Blackjacks (don't use the cheap ones as it all goes sludgy).

I've been dying to try Fisherman's Friends, but haven't plucked up the courage yet.

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Post: # 201710Post bean gardenin' »

OoooH I love toffee vodka, but its so expensive, i'm keen to try this out! I hope it works!

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Post: # 201754Post RobHed »

MKG wrote:Also good with a quarter to a half pound of original Blackjacks (don't use the cheap ones as it all goes sludgy).

I've been dying to try Fisherman's Friends, but haven't plucked up the courage yet.

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Post: # 201761Post Carltonian Man »

The Werthers toffee vodka is lovely but the cream separates out so it doesn't seem to keep well (no chance of that anyway :wink: ). Clear mints work really well, I use T£sco value mints, they're not only cheap but don't have any aftificials in them. Per bottle of voddy add 170g of mints and when bottled keep it in the freezer.
I tried pontefract cakes but although delicious it did need filtering. The Fishermans Friends one sounds interesting Mike, might give it a go.

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Post: # 201926Post Green Aura »

I think I've mentioned this before but a German friend makes something she calls Katana Oil (like the motorbike). It's made from salt licorice (she gets it sent over from Germany although Pontefract cakes might be similar) and vodka. Bloody horrible and lethal but then I'm not a neat spirits kinda gal. :lol:
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mmmm I LOVE salt licorice, but it is hard to find here in NZ!
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Post: # 201963Post Carltonian Man »

I love salt licorice too. Have found some on the net but am a bit cautious because it contains a relatively large amount of ammonium chloride which apparently whacks the old blood pressure right up. All things in moderation I guess..

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My beloved Mother-in-law (No really,I adore that loony old bat.) has made her own coffee-cordeal a few years ago.
Mum had a basic grasp on the recipe, but just to make sure that the result would really taste like coffee she loaded an old bottle with smashed-up coffee beans and vodka.
Then,after a month or so,she discarded the beans and loaded the vodka with another motherload of coffee beans.
And added a small heap of ground filtercoffee as an afterthought...

Needless to say the resulting product could step in the ring with 6 bottles of Tia Maria and send them home crying.
I had two shots of that stuff after a nice family dinner.
I felt like I downed 4 cans of Red Bull,sweating and tremling included. :pale: :blob6:

The taste wasn't all that bad,somewhere between caffeinated treacle and Turkish coffee.
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Post: # 206435Post Carltonian Man »

Or you could try

Per bottle...
83ml instant coffee granules
275ml water
270ml sugar
1/2 a vanilla pod or at a push 8 drops of vanilla essence

Boil the water and add to the above ingredients. Mix well and allow to cool before adding to 300ml of vodka.
Ready to be drunk straight away but may improve if conditioned for a few weeks. :thumbright:

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Yes,that sounds a lot more like something quite tasty,thanks!

I've had some moderate succes with cinnamon & honey wodka.
The honey I used was of the dark,clear forest variety.
I added 2 sticks of cinnamon and some cardamon pods.
I might have overdone it by using two sticks,they gave off more flavor than I imagined.
Still,it was a great ''secret'' ingredient in an applecake.
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Post: # 206564Post Green Aura »

Mmmm, like the sound of boozy apple cake :lol: Got a recipe?
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Hey,sure.

What you'll need...
(Sorry,measures are in metric.)
200 grams of self-raising flour.
200 grams of butter.
200 grams of white caster sugar.
4 eggs.
About 2 tablespoons of dark sugar.
Some lime-zest and some vanilla-sugar,pinch of salt.
2 apples,cored,peeled and cut into fairly slim wedges.
( the variety I used is called ''Goudrenet'' overhere.)

Stir the caster sugar into the (room-temperature,half melted) butter untill it's a nice and creamy mix.
Add the eggs,one by one,which should also be at room temperature,or so my late mother told me.
Sieve in the flour and the salt,litle by little and keep mixing.
Then add the vanilla-sugar and the zest,and keep mixing untill it's nice and fluffy.
Try to beat as much air into it as possible.
Grease up a fairly large springform pan and gently pour in the cake-mixture.
Even it out a little with a spoon or such,and then you gently press the apple wedges almost fully into the dough,tapered side down.
(The aim it to guesstimate how much the cake will rise,so that the wedges form a pretty circular pattern of depressions in the finished product.Not a ''must'' though,ramming them in at random and calling it Job's a good 'un works just fine.)

Pop it in a medium high oven for about 1 1/2 hour,and check now and then how the tasty bugger's doing.
A bamboo skewer should come out clean,with nothing sticking to it.
Once we're almost at that point,sprinkle on the dark sugar and return it to the oven.
Keep an eye on the sugar,it should slowly melt and form a nice pattern of caramelised little blobs.
You can cheat by hitting the Grill-setting, but don't wander off...thrust me on this.
Allow to cool a little,and use a fork or skewer to stab a pattern of tiny holes in the crust. Go about halfway trough the cake.
Give the cake a generous splash of cinnamon shnapps, I like Goldstrike by Bols.
I believe it's sold abroad as Goldshlager or something,that stuff with the flaky glittery stuff in it.

Extra jummy if you serve it with whipped cream that's been sweetened with ginger syrup.

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Post: # 234757Post Awne »

Have made toffee vodka and love it...also make it with cola cubes, put the vodka and a pound of cola cubes in a bowl in the fridge and stir a couple of times a day til dissolved, it never gets as far as a bottle....just drink it as shots :drunken:

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