This is a delicious homemade chocolate liqueur which originates from the Azores. It is a family favorite at Christmastime.
4 cups (1 litre) whiskey
1kg caster sugar
4 cups (1 litre) milk
150g dark chocolate
2 vanilla beans
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Directions Preparation:15min › Extra time:10days resting › Ready in:10days15min
In a large container combine whiskey, lemon, sugar, milk, chocolate squares and vanilla beans. Keep at room temperature for 10 days, stirring once a day.
After 10 days, remove the lemon half, chocolate and vanilla beans. Insert a coffee filter or muslin into a large funnel. Pour the liquid through the filter into a large pitcher jug. Change filter as needed. A clear yellow solution should result. This liqueur can be stored in a sealed bottle at room temperature.