Liqueurs

The term liqueur refers to a distilled spirit that has been flavoured and to which sugar has been added. Liqueur ‘concentrates’ however are stronger versions of the base liqueur and with no added sugar.

Cointreau

Cointreau

One of the world’s most renowned brands, Cointreau is a unique premium spirit, made from select sweet and bitter orange peels. Cointreau’s unique concentration of essential oils will bring a distinctive and flavour to your product, but Cointreau can also be the most effective way to enhance the impact of many other flavours. It pairs perfectly with red fruits, citrus fruits, dried fruits, vanilla, coffee and caramel.

Cointreau is widely used as a base in classic cocktails such as the Margarita and Cosmopolitan. Why not make it the base for your cocktail chocolates?

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Cointreau concentrate is supplied at 60% ABV.

Mini Salted Caramels with Cointreau®

108 chocolates in 35 mins

Warm caramel to 25°c and flavour with Cointreau

Pipe into shells ¾ full, ensuring mass at 28-32°c, drop in one crystal of sea salt and then fill to top leaving space to close.

Close and cool. Coat and roll in mix of powders.

Perfect For...

  • Custard
  • Chocolate fillings
  • Macarons
  • Soufflés
  • Meringues
  • Marmalades and jams
  • Sponge puddings

 

Passoa

Passoa is the best-known passionfruit liqueur. The concentrate is available as a colourless liquid, making it much easier to use in a white chocolate ganache. It is very popular as a base for exotic and fruity cocktails.


Perfect For...

  • Ice creams and sorbets
  • Chocolate fillings
  • Dessert sauces

 

 

Amaretto

A traditional Italian almond flavoured liqueur, best known as an ingredient of Tiramisu. Amaretto liqueur can be added to desserts and ice cream to enhance the flavours and compliment chocolate.


Perfect For...

  • Baked Alaska
  • Mousse
  • Tiramisu
  • Ice creams
  • Chocolate fillings
  • Syllabub
 

Limoncello

A lemon liqueur from Southern Italy, Limoncello imparts a strong lemon flavour with the refreshing bitter taste of pure lemon juice. Restaurants all over the world are offering Limoncello liqueur on their beverage and dessert menus.


Perfect for...

  • Lemon posset
  • Cheesecake
  • Ice creams
  • Creams
  • Chocolate fillings