Tangerine and cognac butter

Orange liqueur and tangerine juice combine to give a complex citrus note to this boozy butter
Tangerine and cognac butter
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  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 100 g unsalted butter
  • 2 tangerines, finely grated zest and juice
  • 2 tbsp orange liqueur
  • 75-100 g caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp cognac, or brandy

Method

1. In a bowl, cream the butter with the tangerine juice and zest, orange liqueur and caster sugar until the mixture is light and pale.

2. Gradually beat in the cognac, then taste and adjust the sweetness as desired.

3. Transfer to a plastic box and chill for up to 3 weeks. An hour or so before serving, take the box from the fridge and allow the butter to soften.

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