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       Title: Orange Brandy Cordial
  Categories: beverages
       Yield: 1 serving
 
       2 lg navel oranges
       1    clove
       2 c  brandy
       1 c  sugar
     1/4 c  water
       1 ts glycerin (found in
            -drugstores)
 
   Thinly peel the oranges in long strips with a vegetable peeler, taking care
   not to include any pith. Cut the strips into 1/4-inch segments. Put the
   orange peels and the clove into a 1-quart mason jar, top with the brandy,
   and seal. Shake the jar to mix and set it aside in a cool, dark place for 10
   days. Strain the liquid through a fine sieve into a 4-cup glass measuring
   cup and discard the solids. Rinse the sieve and the Mason jar thoroughly.
   Fit the sieve with a damp coffee filter and strain the flavored brandy back
   into the jar. Combine the sugar and water in a small saucepan. heat for
   about 5 minutes over low heat, stirring constantly, just to the boiling
   point. Remove the pan from the heat and let the sugar syrup cool for 5
   minutes. Add the sugar syrup and glycerin to the flavored brandy. Reseal the
   Mason jar and shake it gently to blend. If you wish, transfer the liqueur to 
            a decanter. The Orange Brandy Cordial should be ready to drink in 2 
 or 3
   days and has a shelf life of 2 to 3 months.
 
   YIELD: 2 cups
 
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   Contributor:  Homemade in the Kitchen
   Preparation Time:  0:00
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