How to Make Homemade Cinnamon Schnapps

Cinnamon Schnapps Recipe

Homemade Cinnamon Schnapps


  • 3 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 2 Cups of Vodka
  • 2 Cups of Water
  • 1 Cup of Sugar

Place Cinnamon in a Jar

Prepare the Cinnamon Sticks

Wash and dry a glass jar. Break the three cinnamon sticks into pieces and place them in the jar. Add vodka and stir well.

Age the Cinnamon with Vodka

Age the Cinnamon with Vodka

Store the jar with cinnamon and vodka in a cool place away from sunlight for at least one month. Stir the contents with a metal or wood spoon at least once a week.

Add Simple Syrup to Cinnamon Schnapps

Add Simple Syrup

Boil 2 cups of water in a pan. Add the sugar and stir constantly until all the sugar dissolves completely. Let the simple syrup cool down. Add the simple syrup to the jar of cinnamon liqueur and stir.

Store the jar back to its place and let it sit for 2 weeks. Stir the liqueur at least once a week.

Strain Cinnamon Schnapps

Strain Cinnamon Schnapps and Bottle It

After at least six weeks of aging, the cinnamon schnapps is ready to be strained. Get an empty jar or a container and strain the liqueur with a fine mesh strainer.

Get an empty 1 liter bottle. Wash it and dry it. Use a funnel to pour the liqueur into the bottle.