Peaches in Cointreau

Peaches in Cointreau

Peaches in Cointreau
 
Ingredients
  • 450g fresh peaches
  • 225g sugar
  • 300ml water
  • 150ml (approx.) Cointreau
Method
  1. To skin the peaches, plunge them in boiling water for 2 mins, remove and gently rub off the skin.
  2. Halve and remove stones.
  3. Dissolve half the sugar in water, add peaches and simmer 5 mins.
  4. Remove peaches from the syrup and place in sterilised jars (Kilner jars are best).
  5. Put the syrup back on the hob, add the remaining sugar and simmer gently until sugar is dissolved.
  6. Bring to 110C (use a thermometer), set aside to cool.
  7. Pour the syrup into a measuring jug and add the same amount of Cointreau.
  8. Pour over the peaches, put on lids and store for 2 months.
 

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