Clementine Liqueur (Liquore Al Mandarino)

This comes courtesy of DH's Italian cousin, Teresa. It has to be made 6+ months in advance, but is worth the wait. Posting now in autumn as pretty soon clementines will be flooding the market. Prep time doesn't include the long wait.

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20mins
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ingredients

  • 12 clementines
  • 12 liter grain alcohol (2 1/4 cups)
  • 300 g sugar (1 1/4 cups)
  • 12 liter water, warm (2 1/4 cups)

directions

  • Peel the clementines, without any white pith & slice roughly.
  • Put the alcohol in a lidded container (ie a jar large enough to hold 5 c).
  • Add the clementine peel.
  • Leave to seep for 7 days, in the dark.
  • After a week, dissolve the sugar in the warm water.
  • Add the water to the clementine brew.
  • Let it rest, undisturbed for 6 - 7 months.
  • Serve chilled.
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"This comes courtesy of DH's Italian cousin, Teresa. It has to be made 6+ months in advance, but is worth the wait. Posting now in autumn as pretty soon clementines will be flooding the market. Prep time doesn't include the long wait."
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  1. Elisabetta47
    This comes courtesy of DH's Italian cousin, Teresa. It has to be made 6+ months in advance, but is worth the wait. Posting now in autumn as pretty soon clementines will be flooding the market. Prep time doesn't include the long wait.
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