Orange Extract - for Your Homemade Baking Gift Baskets!

Orange Extract - for Your Homemade Baking Gift Baskets! created by KerfuffleUponWincle

From ehow.com -- Homemade orange extract using peel from navel oranges, vodka, water, and about a week to steep! Substitute lemons or limes for a different flavor -- Place in small bottles for gift giving! If you make this, try it in Recipe #340850, or include a copy of the recipe with the gift bottle of extract --

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  • After thoroughly washing a large navel orange with soap to remove all pesticides, dirt, and germs, carefully remove the peel without disturbing the white pith! Chop peel finely in food processor ~ Place chopped peel into a sterile jar and top with boiling water and vodka.
  • Cool to room temperature and store covered in the cupboard for 3-7 days before using as orange flavoring.
  • After a week, strain into small sterile bottles. For gift giving, tie each bottle with ribbon and a tag marked "orange extract".
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"From ehow.com -- Homemade orange extract using peel from navel oranges, vodka, water, and about a week to steep! Substitute lemons or limes for a different flavor -- Place in small bottles for gift giving! If you make this, try it in Recipe #340850, or include a copy of the recipe with the gift bottle of extract --"

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  1. rosslare
    Perfect! Used in Mai Tai recipe #283500.
  2. Sharon123
    Nice! I will be using this making cakes and cookies, etc. Thanks! Made for PAC spring 1012
  3. Outta Here
    Very easy and economical! And tastes good too! I am looking forward to trying it with lime. Used in some muffins and worked great. Made for Spring 2011 PAC game.
  4. Outta Here
    Orange Extract - for Your Homemade Baking Gift Baskets! Created by Outta Here
  5. Mia in Germany
    I've used this for years and wanted to post it, but luckily checked on zaar if it's already posted :) This is much cheaper and better than any artificial flavoring. Thanks for posting!
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