Author/Submitted by: GLORIOUS LIQUEURS
4.00 md Navel oranges
1.00 md Lemon
3.00 c Brandy*
1.50 c Superfine sugar, Purchased
8.00 dr Yellow food coloring, opt.
1.00 dr Red food coloring, opt.
1.00 ts Glycerine, opt.
Rinse and dry the oranges and the lemon. Use the shredding side of a
cheese grater to scrape only the orange part off the oranges; be
careful not to scrape off the white, bitter part. Scrape the peel off
half the lemon the same way. Put the orange and lemon zests in a
glass jar; add the brandy. Seal tightly and let steep for 3 days in a
cool, shaded place, shaking the jar once a day.
Strain the flavored brandy into a clean bowl; whisk in the sugar
until it dissolves and the mixture clears. Stir in the optional
colorings and glycerine. Pour the liquid into a clean glass bottle,
or bottles, seal tightly, and allow to mature for at least a week
before using. Store at room temperature.
Note: To make superfine sugar, whirl 1 1/4 cups regular granulated
sugar in a food processor or in two batches in a blender at highest
speed, until fine but not powdered. This will yield 1 1/2 cups
A mixture of 2 cups brandy and 1 cup vodka may also be used.
New Country Fare: Glorious Liqueurs Edited by Mary Aurea Morris ISBN:
0-9627403-1-4 Formatted by Carolyn Shaw 3-96..
From: Carolyn Shaw Date: 04-13-96 (22:59) Winquest
Pc (312) Gourmet