Made by blending sweet and bitter orange peels and pure alcohol from sugar beets it has become one of the most famous liqueurs in the world.
But what can you do with it?
Obviously, drink it. Straight or over ice, or in many famous and not so famous recipes. Check out more than a dozen cocktails on The Fervent Shaker.
Can you cook with it?
Cointreau is most frequently used in desserts and matches well with chocolate, vanilla, orange (obviously) and cranberries. It is a good addition to chocolate mousse, pot de crème, or crème anglaise. – Fine Cooking
For a dazzling 141 recipes with Cointreau ranging from carrots to shrimps check: Cooks.com
Or you can experiment with Cointreau Noir in the kitchen and the bar.
A blend of traditional Cointreau and Remy Cognac…