substitutes for alcohol

Many recipes call for wine or other forms of alcohol. Here are some suggestions for halal substutions.

Amaretto – Non-alcoholic almond extract, Italian soda syrup.
Anisette – See Licorice or Anise Flavored Liqueur.
Apple Brandy – Unsweetened apple juice concentrate, apple juice, apple cider.
Apricot Brandy – Syrup from canned apricots in heavy syrup, melted apricot preserves.
Bourbon – Non-alcoholic vanilla extract.
Brandy – Syrup from canned cherries in heavy syrup, cherry Italian soda syrup, melted cherry preserves.
Calvados – See Apple Brandy.
Champagne – Sparkling apple cider, sparkling cranberry juice, sparkling grape juice.
Cherry liqueur – Syrup from canned cherries in heavy syrup, cherry Italian soda syrup, melted cherry preserves.
Coffee liqueur – Espresso, non-alcoholic coffee extract, coffee syrup.
Cointreau – See Orange Liqueur.
Crème de cacao – Powdered white chocolate mixed with water, non-alcoholic vanilla extract and powdered sugar.
Crème de cassis – Black currant Italian soda syrup, melted black currant jam.
Crème de menthe – Non-alcoholic mint extract, mint Italian soda syrup.
Curacao – See Orange Liqueur.
Gewurztraminer – White grape juice mixed with lemon juice.
Grand Marnier – See Orange Liqueur.
Licorice or Anise Flavored Liqueur – Anise Italian soda syrup.
Mirin – White grape juice mixed with lemon juice.
Muscat – White grape juice mixed with powdered sugar.
Ouzo – See Licorice or Anise Flavored Liqueur.
Orange Liqueur – Orange juice concentrate, orange juice, melted orange marmalade.
Peach Brandy – Syrup from canned peaches in heavy syrup, melted peach preserves.
Peppermint Schnapps – Non-alcoholic peppermint extract.
Port – Grape juice concentrate, Concord grape juice.
Red wine – Grape juice, vegetable stock, cranberry juice, tomato juice, melted grape jelly.
Riesling – White grape juice mixed with powdered sugar.
Rum – Non-alcoholic rum or vanilla extract.
Sambuca – See Licorice or Anise Flavored Liqueur.
Sherry – Apple cider, non-alcoholic vanilla extract, coffee, coffee syrup.
Sparkling Wine – See Champagne.
Triple Sec – See Orange Liqueur.
Vermouth – Apple cider or apple juice mixed with lemon juice.
Vodka – Water, apple cider or white grape juice mixed with lime juice.
White Wine – White grape juice, apple cider, apple juice, vegetable stock, water.


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