> > >

Orange Flower Water



Orange Flower Water is a flavouring made from blossoms from bitter-orange trees.

It actually has more fragrance than flavour; what taste there is is slightly bitter.

To make it, orange blossoms are distilled. The result of the distillation then separates into two liquids: one, an oil called "neroli", and the other, called "Orange Flower Water."

Orange Flower Water is used in baked goods, beverages, desserts, fruit salads, and sweets. It is particularly used a great deal in Middle-Eastern recipes.

Orange Flower Water is very hard to find, unless you order it from a catalogue or online. It is sold at some liquor stores in the States.

It is not expensive in ethnic stores, if one near you carries it.

The bottle size will vary, usually around 5 oz (150 ml) or 10 oz (300ml.)

Substitutes

Orange extract (smaller quantity), rose water, vanilla extract



Storage Hints

Store in refrigerator indefinitely.

See also:

Flavourings

Ambergris; Anise; Apricot Oil; Baker's Caramel; Bisto Instant Gravy Granules; Bisto; Bitters; Bovril; Extracts; Flavourings; Kitchen Bouquet; Lemon Oil; Liqueurs; Liquid Smoke; Liquorice; Monosodium Glutamate; Neroli; Orange Flower Water; Osmanthus; OXO; Quassia Wood; Rose Water; Screw Pine

Please share this information with your friends. They may love it.

Also called:

Orange Blossom Water; Zhaar; Eau de fleur d'oranger (French)

Citation

Oulton, Randal. "Orange Flower Water." CooksInfo.com. Published 20 June 2004; revised 02 October 2007. Web. Accessed 12/14/2017. <http://www.cooksinfo.com/orange-flower-water>.

© Copyright 2017. All rights reserved and enforced. You are welcome to cite CooksInfo.com as a reference, but no direct copying and republishing is allowed.

You may also like:

Comments