2 Cup Sugar
1 Cup Water
1/4 Teaspoon Anise extract
1 Teaspoon Vanilla extract or Vanilla Bean Extract
3 Drops yellow food coloring
1 Fifth vodka
Yield: 32 oz.
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.