Banana Liqueur (Long/Kibbey)
Author/Submitted by: From Classic Liqueurs, by Cheryl Long and Heather Kibbey
just ripe, peeled
Vodka or Light Rum
Mash banana. Add banana to vodka. Using wooden spoon, submerge banana mash (exposure to air will brown the banana). Steep 2 weeks. Strain, filter, add syrup. Slit open vanilla bean, add to mix. Age 1 month, remove bean. Strain and filter again as necessary. Age another month.