The word liqueur is derived from the Latin word “liqueor,” meaning “to burn”. Fruit Liqueurs are sweet alcoholic drinks that are usually served after dinner to aid digestion. They can be made out of any type of fruit, but most people think of them as being orange or strawberry flavored. You can also make cocktails with these delicious fruity tropical liqueurs or use them in desserts.
They are the ideal addition to cocktails to sweeten them up a bit.
Fruit liqueurs are an excellent base for desserts, too. They can be drizzled over ice cream (such as in the case of strawberry or passionfruit liqueur) or cakes and give amazing flavor to pies as well. You definitely have to try these recipes if you want something different from the traditional desserts at your next party; Dark Chocolate Liqueur Cake, Red Wine Poached Pears with Fruit Liqueurs, Fruits in Liquor are some delightful dishes you can serve up.
Some fruit liqueurs can be consumed on their own, over ice or straight out of the bottle. Some are even considered to be better for this purpose than being used in mixed drinks, but it is up to you which ones you choose to experiment with.
Fruit Liqueurs can also be made at home. It’s not too difficult and allows your creativity to take charge on what flavors should go into them. This way, you have full control over their taste so that they turn out exactly how you want them to each time.
You can find many different fruit liqueurs sold both online or at your local liquor store/liquor shop. The internet offers a wider selection though since there are more options available if you really get creative when searching for unique recipes using fruits from all around the world.