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How to make it

  • 1. Cut the four oranges into slices about 1cm thick.
  • 2. Put orange slices in a container and cover completely with boiling water. Cover the container then leave for 24 hours.
  • 3. Put 3 and a half cups caster sugar in a large pot with 5 cups of water. Simmer for 2 – 3 minutes till sugar has dissolved.
  • 4. Place orange slices in the pot and simmer. Then reduce heat to the lowest it can go and leave for 3 – 4 hours.
  • 5. Lift orange slices out of pot and place on a tray with a rack and place into a preheated oven at 90°C for an hour.
  • 6. Cut each orange slice in half. Roll in caster sugar if desired.
  • 7. (optional) - Melt chocolate in a bowl over simmering water. Dip the straight side of each orange slice about 2/3 of the way into the chocolate.
  • 8. Transfer to non-stick paper and leave to cool. Do not cool in fridge/freezer as chocolate will develop water molecules.
  • Tips:
  • • Melt the chocolate and leave to cool but not harden. This is similar to tempering and will prevent white specs from developing on the chocolate.
  • • Store orange slices neatly in a container in layers with waxed paper.
Cutting the orange slices   Close
Covering the orange slices with boiling water   Close
The orange slices after being in the pot for 3 - 4 hours   Close
Placing the orange slices on a tray with a rack   Close
Orange slice dipped in chocolate   Close
The orange slices in the oven   Close
Cutting the orange slices in half   Close

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  • chuckieb 6 years ago
    That is just a gorgeous post! Wonderful picture. I can taste them from here! :)
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  • joe1155 6 years ago
    Sounds really delicious. I love chocolate and orange together.
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