Orangecello // Louisiana Mandarin Style

Mandarin Orangecello

  • Prep Time10 min
  • Cook Time5 min
  • Total Time15 min
  • Ready in7-10 days
  • Yield1 bottle


    • 12 mandarin oranges
    • 750 ml Everclear (a fifth/one bottle)
    • 2 cups sugar


    • Wash and dry the mandarin oranges. Remove the rinds and place them in a pitcher.
    • Pour the Everclear into the pitcher with the rinds and let them soak for 7-10 days before bottling.
    • Before bottling, make a simple syrup by mixing 2 cups of sugar with 3 ¾ cups of hot water. Pour the simple syrup into a separate pitcher and let it sit in the refrigerator until cool.
    • Strain the rind/Everclear mixture and mix it with the simple syrup once it has cooled.
    • Bottle and enjoy!