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How Do I Make Candied Orange Slices?

How Do I Make Candied Orange Slices?
From Fine Dining Lovers - February 13, 2018

Candied orange slices are a sublime treat. Tangy yet sweet, their flavor and aroma adds flair to recipes. They are absolutely irresistible when dipped in chocolate and also make a nice hostess gift. So why not prepare them at home?

Admittedly, making candied orange slices is an elaborate process not for the faint of heart. However, if you are a curious foodie searching for a new skill to master we encourage you to make candied orange slices at home.

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THE INGREDIENTS YOU'LL NEED

Here are the ingredients for twenty candied mandarins:

- 20 organic mandarin oranges
- 1.2 kg of sugar (5 1/4 cup) + 8 tsp.
- 1 pinch of baking soda
- 375 ml (13 oz) of water

CANDIED ORANGE SLICES: THE MASTER RECIPE

The whole process of making candied orange slices takes about a week but the results are stunning and well worth it. We have divided the process in batches to make it easier for you:

How to Prep the Oranges

- Start by removing the leaves and stems of the mandarin oranges
- Wash the oranges thoroughly and slice them into rounds no thicker than a 1/8 inch (0.3 cm)
- Place the fruits in a large salad bowl and cover with cold water
- Change out the water twice a day for two days to remove the bitterness

How To Cook the Oranges

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