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Grand Orange-Cognac Liqueur Recipe - How to make a Grand Orange-Cognac Liqueur

Ingredients for a Grand Orange-Cognac Liqueur

  • Orange
  • Sugar
  • Cognac
  • Glycerine

Quantities for one drink:

  • 1/3 Cup Orange Zest
  • 1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 2 Cups Cognac (or French Brandy)
  • 1/2 tsp Glycerine

Blending Instructions:

  • Place zest and sugar in a small bowl
  • Mash and mix together with the back of a wooden spoon or a pestle
  • Continue mashing until sugar is absorbed into the orange zest and is no longer distinct
  • Place into aging container
  • Add cognac
  • Stir, cap and let age in a cool dark place 2 to 3 months, shaking monthly
  • After initial aging, pour through fine mesh strainer placed over medium bowl
  • Rinse out aging container
  • Pour glycerine into aging container and place cloth bag inside strainer
  • Pour liqueur through cloth bag
  • Stir with a wooden spoon to combine
  • Cap and age 3 more months before serving

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