Homemade Amaretto is an easy recipe to make at home

Homemade Amaretto

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x

This homemade Amaretto recipe is so easy to make! It will make all your cocktails taste so much better!



  • 2 cups vodka
  • 2 vanilla beans, split
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons almond extract


  1. Heat up both sugars with 1 cup of water in a saucepan,
  2. Bring to a boil, then turn down the heat to a simmer until all the sugar is dissolved.
  3. Remove from the heat and let cool completely.
  4. Pour the cooled sugar water into a sealable bottle, a mason jar would work great for this too.
  5. Add the vodka, vanilla beans and almond extract and stir.
  6. Let sit for a week at room temperature then strain through a piece of cheesecloth and return to the same bottle.
  • Category: Cocktails
  • Method: Pour
  • Cuisine: American