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homemade grand marnier

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Recipe by
Marsha Gardner
Florala, AL

I use this lovely orange flavored liqueur in loads of recipes. Probably the most popular is the "Margarita".

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Ingredients For homemade grand marnier

  • 2/3 c
    orange zest
  • 1 c
  • 4 c
    cognac or brandy
  • 1 tsp
    glycerin, for texture

How To Make homemade grand marnier

  • 1
    Place zest and sugar in a small bowl. Mash together with the back of a wooden spoon or a muddle. Continue until sugar is absorbed into zest. Place in a container with a tight seal, preferably glass. Add cognac and glycerin; stir and seal.
  • 2
    Allow to age in a cool, dark place 2 to 3 months. Shake monthly. After initial aging, strain and filter. Stir with a wooden spoon to combine. Cap and age 3 months more before serving.
  • 3
    Note: Seville oranges produce the authentic taste but any type of orange peel/zest may be used with good results.

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