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BaconAndAvocado Sat 25-Nov-17 07:49:07

Going to soak my dried fruit overnight tonight, it's Stir Up Sundat tomorrow!!

I usually use vanilla vodka but though I might try Amaretto this year.

Would that work?

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Chewbecca Sat 25-Nov-17 10:02:13

Yes, I reckon amaretto would work well. Any strong spirit is ok I think, your choice just subtly alters the end flavour.

I like this recipe which doesn't need overnight soaking & feed it with whatever is to hand. Haven't got time to make it this weekend though, will be next hopefully.

Taffeta Sat 25-Nov-17 14:21:53

I did Amaretto a couple of years ago and it just wasn’t as good as brandy IMO.

It’s sweeter and it doesn’t have the same depth as brandy iykwim.

BaconAndAvocado Sat 25-Nov-17 17:51:44

Oh no taffeta !!

Amaretto it will have to be.......we have nothing else in the drinks cabinet.

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Sweetpea302 Sat 25-Nov-17 17:53:41

I use ameretto (Delia says three tablespoons, I use 10) and it’s amazing! I wouldn’t use anything else. Mine has been soaking since last week - I’m not sure anyone will be legal to drive after a slice of my cake this year... grin

Taffeta Sat 25-Nov-17 18:16:54

Bacon - worry not! I’m just a traditionalist, obvs grin

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