Monday, December 8, 2014

Orange - Flavored Liqueur

Orange - Flavored Liqueur

4 medium oranges                     
2 c. sugar                                 
2 c. vodka or rum

Squeeze juice from oranges; reserve peel from one orange.  Cut peel into strips.  Add water to juice to make two cups.  In saucepan combine juice, peel, and sugar.  Bring mixture to boiling; reduce heat and simmer on low for five minutes.  Cool.  Pour into half-gallon screw-top jar.  Stir in vodka or rum.  Cover with lid.  Let stand at room temperature for three to four weeks.  Strain before serving.  Yield: five cups.

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