Tangerine and cognac butter

Prep: 5 mins
Tangerine and cognac butter
Flavoured butters always make a great cake accompaniment, so why not add an exotic touch to your Christmas pudding with this tangerine and cognac butter?
 

100g unsalted butter

2 tangerines, finely grate the zest and juice

2tbsp orange liqueur, such as cointreau

75-100g caster sugar

2tbsp cognac, or brandy

Place the butter in a bowl. Add the tangerine juice and zest, the orange liqueur and the caster sugar. Cream the butter with all these ingredients until it forms a pale, yellow colour.

Blend in the cognac or brandy, little by little. Taste the butter and add more sugar if necessary.

Put the flavoured butter into a plastic box and store it in the fridge. It will keep for up to 3 weeks. 

Serves
4

Preparation Time
5 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Fruit, Alcohol

Recipe Type
Dessert, Dressings & Sauces, Easy

Cuisine
English

Special Info
Gluten free, Egg free

Level of Difficulty
Easy

Take the butter from the fridge and let it soften at room temperature for about an hour before serving.
 

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