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Orange schnapps - based on fresh, oven-dried orange peels (zests) - is mostly used to blend with other schnappses.
With its bitter-sweet-acid taste you can use it to ...
But certainly, you can also enjoy it on its own as appetizer - or use it in desserts, marmalades, ice creams, or where you would normally use orange juice or peels.
Also very good in mulled wine such as the Danish Christmas Glogg.
Or turned into a liqueur.
Orange schnapps blends very well with...
Use oven-dried peels (zests) from fresh oranges with shiny skin - organic if available.
You can use fresh orange peels - but the very best schnapps is made from fresh oven-dried peels.
That's because some of the sugar components contained in the peel caramelize under the influence of the heat whereby much more complex and sweet flavours appear - while the pleasant bitterness is retained.
Note: If for some reason you are not satisfied with your infusion, there are ways to adjust both taste and flavours - click here to see how.
Serve your orange schnapps at room temperature in suitable glasses. And remember to keep your schnapps bottle tightly closed and in a dark place before and between servings.