What to do with leftover Grand Marnier

Grand Marnier is a French liqueur brand, and best known for the orange-flavoured liqueur.  Find out how you can use leftover Grand Marnier in your cooking.

What to do with leftover Grand Marnier

Recipes with Grand Marnier

How to use up leftover Grand Marnier

  • Poached pears
    Pour 500ml red wine, 250ml Grand Marnier and 600ml water into a large saucepan. Add the pared zest of a lemon and an orange, 125g caster sugar and 1 cinnamon stick. Heat until the sugar dissolves. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and leave to infuse for 15 minutes. Add 6 firm peeled whole pears, bring back to a simmer, then cook gently for 35 minutes. Serve with Crème fraîche.
  • Spiked orange custard
    Gently heat 300ml whole milk in a saucepan until steaming. Meanwhile, whisk 6 medium free-range egg yolks with 75g caster sugar in a heatproof bowl until pale. Pour a little of the hot milk into the egg mixture and mix together, then pour everything back into the saucepan. Stir constantly with a wooden spoon for 5-7 minutes until the custard starts to  thicken and coat the back of the spoon. Add the finely grated zest of 1 orange and 1 tbsp Grand Marnier and stir for 1 more minute. Serve immediately.

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