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.
First published: 1996-01-27 last updated: 2012-09-23
Search for top chefs by name
Chat and participate with others in our online recipe and cooking related discussion groups.
Looking for a long lost recipe?
Post a recipe request and our community will help hunt it down for you.
Recipe Tips, Advice and How To Guides along with informative commentary about food and recipe preparation.
Helpful articles about how to cook, cooking, food and recipes....55 articles Laurie's Word on Herbs
Laurie resides in Nova Scotia, Canada. With Italian roots, her love for cooking ...51 articles Mark R. Vogel
Mark R. Vogel received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Yeshiva Universi...117 articles