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Orange Liqueur

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Category: Beverages

 Ingredients List

  • 4 md Oranges
  • 1 Vanilla bean
  • 2 1/2 c Vodka
  • 1 c Brandy
  • 1 c Sugar syrup (see recipe)


Look for firm, heavy oranges which indicates lots of juice, and
smooth-skinned ones free from soft spots and mold. Wash and peel oranges
making sure to scrape ALL white rind from the peels to avoid bitter flavor.
Add to liquor and vanilla bean. Steep 2-3 weeks, strain and filter. Add
sugar syrup and let age for 4 weeks. The entire orange may also be used.
Cut oranges into wedges and follow instructions. Gives opportunity to use
tangerines, tangelos, or manderin oranges. Cognac or brandy may be used as
the base liquor and additional spices or extracts can be added. Yield: 1
quart plus Container: Wide mouth 1/2 or 1 gallon jar

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