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Warming toffee vodka
Member Name: col11
Advantages: Better then Dooley's
Disadvantages: You might drink to much!
I was cuddled up on the sofa one Saturday night enjoying my favourite tipple, Dooley's Toffee Liqueur on ice, if you have not tried this it's a Creamy blend of vodka and yes, toffee!
Retailing at about £12 for a 70cl bottle i began to think they must be a way to make my own toffee vodka drink and save myself a few quid.
So over to my favourite research tool,Google! with millions of results for homemade toffee vodka i had to pour myself another glass of Dooley's to keep me going while i sifted through hundreds of pages picking out the best bits of information and do's and dont's so i could make my own perfect toffee vodka which i now enjoy on a regular basis.
To make a 1lt bottle you will need:
1 x 70cl bottle of vodka (i use tesco own Brand)
2 x packets of Werther's Original
And an empty 1lt bottle
Tip your vodka into the 1lt bottle, crush the Worther's into bits( don't forget to unwrap them first), i use a pestle and mortar but if you crush them in the bag be careful it does not split. Worther's crumble really well so should break down to dusty small bits easy.
Use a rolled up paper funnel and tip all the toffee bits into the vodka
Put the lid on tight and shake well for 7 days!(not really) shake for a couple of hours to dissolve the toffee faster and that's it! put it in the fridge to chill, serve over ice and enjoy.
You should try the main menu firs but if you think that is not thick/toffee'y enough for you then substitute 1 bag of Worther's original for 1 bag of worther's Toffee's ( the chewy ones), cut them up into bits and follow above menu
Hints and tips
The contents will settle and needs a good shake before pouring , but don't over do it as you will cause it to froth.
If you use some chewy toffee's they will all stick together and take a lot longer to dissolve then the crunchy ones so more shaking required! but they will dissolve eventually.
A couple of suggestions i read to speed things up are, worm it up or put it through a dishwasher cycle, i have not tried this but i cant see it doing any harm.
You could use any toffee really but i think the butterscotch from Worther's gives it a perfect toffee flavour with a nice warm vodka kick!
If you make some please let me know what you think and any improvements you make to it, thank you
Bonus party recipe
Half fill a clean Jar with Jelly bears (gummy bears), top up the jar with vodka and put in in the fridge
After a week the bears will have swelled up and soaked up all of the vodka!
Tip them in a bowl and put them on the table at your next party ( not the kids party!) everybody will love them.
Don't eat my gummy bears and drive!
Summary: Try it :-)