Orange Butter

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    This is delicious on Beer Bread!


  1. zest of 1 large navel orange, finely chopped
  2. 1/4 c sugar
  3. 1/2 c butter, room temperature
  4. 1/4 c freshly squeezed orange juice
  5. 1 1/2 T Cointreau or other orange liqueur


  1. In a mortar and pestle or food processor, pound or process the orange zest and the sugar.
  2. Add the butter and mix together until creamy and fluffy.
  3. Dribble in the orange juice and Cointreau a bit at a time, still processing, until it is all absorbed.
  4. Pack into a ramekin and smooth off the top, and serve with breads.
  5. If desired, spread the butter on a long sheet of plastic wrap and roll up into a cylinder.
  6. Chill or freeze and cut off 1/2 inch disks of the flavored butter as needed.

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Orange Butter
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Serves: 1/2 cup
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Course: Condiment/Sauce
Type of Food: Vegetarian
Key Ingredient: Butter,
Difficulty: 1 - Easy
Make Ahead: Yes
Prep Method: Food Processor

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