Candied Orange Slices
Homemade, easy candied orange peel recipe and candied orange slices recipe, made with simple ingredients. Great as dessert, snack or cake decorations.
- 4 Oranges Medium size, Cut into 1/4 inch thick slices
- 4 cups Water
- Large bowl of ice water
- 2 cups Granulated sugar
- 1 cup Additional granulated sugar For coating
Wash and dry oranges and cut them into small circular slices. Discard all the seeds.
In a saucepan, add water and bring to a boil.
Add the orange slices and boil for 1 minute.
Transfer the orange slices to the bowl of ice water.
Remove 2 cups of the boiled water from the saucepan that was used for boiling. Discard the rest.
Add this 2 cups of reserved orange flavored water In a large pot.
Add sugar, mix and bring to a boil.
Note: Be sure to stir occasionally until the sugar is completely dissolved.
Lower the heat. I use medium low heat.
Arrange orange slices in a single layer.
Simmer for 45-50 minutes or until rinds are a bit translucent.
Note: Be sure to swirl the orange slices in the pot every few minutes to make sure they are evenly coated with this sugar syrup.
Place these slices on a cooling rack. Then, place the rack over a large sheet pan.
Let these candied orange slices sit for 24 hours at room temperature or until dry.
Dip each orange slice in granulated sugar until fully coated. Enjoy!
- Read all my tips above.
- Leftovers can be stores in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 month.
Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 52mg | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Vitamin C: 15.5mg | Calcium: 13mg