Orange Liqueur

September 19, 2009 21 No tags 0
Orange Liqueur

skin of 3 large oranges
500 ml grain alcohol (96% ethanol)
450 g sugar
450 ml water

Remove the skins from oranges very thinly. Dice them and put in a bottle with alcohol. Wrap the bottle with aluminum foil and keep in a dark place for 6 days.

On the 7th day, boil water, reduce the heat on low, add sugar and cook until it melts completely. Let cool, then strain alcohol in it. Stir, pour in a clean bottle, wrap in a foil again and keep in a dark place for another 2 days.

Orange Liqueur

Makes a little more than 1 l of liqueur.

This recipe can be used for making any citrus fruit liqueur.

21 Comments
  • Snooky doodle
    September 19, 2009

    really interesting :)

  • pegasuslegend
    September 20, 2009

    sounds delicious!

  • Miranda
    September 20, 2009

    Yum. My husband would love this…

  • Cookin' Canuck
    September 20, 2009

    Wow, this looks like it would pack a punch!

  • Andrea
    September 20, 2009

    Moram komentirati kako si odlično uhvatila igru sjena i svijetla na fotkama. Sjene uglavnom pokvare fotku ali na ovim tvojim su tako dobro iskorištene, totalno zamišljam osunčani vrt i hladovinu kakve voćke dok ih gledam.Sigurna sam da je i liker fin! ;)

  • Marija
    September 20, 2009

    @Andrea – Hvala! :) Liker je tatin recept, i on ga najcesce pravi od 5 limuna. Prilicno je jak ako se pije sam, ja sam ga pravila jer je sastojak mnogih recepata koje bih da pravim, a nikad ga nemam kuci. U sledecem postu cu objaviti recept za kremasti limuncino iz S&P koji je stvarno fantastican :)

  • Junglefrog
    September 20, 2009

    I love the photos! Gorgeous light on the liqeur!

  • Ljilja
    September 20, 2009

    Odlican recept i divna fotka. Ovo bi valjalo isprobati :)

  • pixen
    September 20, 2009

    I sure like to try this out! Thank you for sharing such interesting recipe and lovely photos too. I have to look for the high percentage alcohol content though :-)

  • mamma3monkeys
    September 20, 2009

    Is vodka a good enough grain alcohol? I'm not sure what this kind of alcohol is or where to find it. I tried doing search online but maybe I will just have to see if others have a recipe like yours. It looks wonderful by the way!

  • Monika
    September 20, 2009

    the liqueur looks great. i'm not a big fan of alcoholic drinks, but i always like to have a sip of orange or cherry liqueur :)

  • Marija
    September 20, 2009

    @mamma3monkeys – Vodka usually has 40% of alcohol. Try soaking orange peel in vodka, then after 6 days strain and put sugar in it. I am not sure how long will it take sugar to melt, but I hope it will work fine.

  • Sanela Mallory
    September 21, 2009

    Ja sam trenutno u "procesu proizvodnje" likera od naranče: kora se moči u alkoholu, a za par dana prelazim na idući korak. Moj recept je nešto drugačiji, ali spremam i ovaj tvoj pa ću ga probati:)

  • Dimitrana S.
    September 21, 2009

    The liqueur looks amazing and delicious!

  • Tasty Eats At Home
    September 21, 2009

    Looks pretty! I'd imagine it would be pretty strong, but yum!

  • Jessie
    September 21, 2009

    great liqueur recipe, I bet you can make so many unique drinks by using this

  • HoneyB
    September 21, 2009

    Sounds great and gorgeous photos!

  • Cajun Chef Ryan
    September 22, 2009

    Nothing beats making your own flavored liquors. Similar can be done with strawberries, raspberries, kumquats, lemons, limes, and fruit indeed!

  • El Dorado Cocktail Lounge
    September 23, 2009

    If I used vsop brandy instead of neutral spirit, wouldn't this become curacao?

  • Marija
    September 23, 2009

    @El Dorado Cocktail Lounge – Sorry, I have no idea :)

  • Lynn
    January 4, 2012

    I,ve been looking and looking this is the one thank you

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