Use a perfect slice to garnish our Blood Orange Cheesecake.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cut orange into 1/8-inch slices. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar, water, and syrup. Bring to a boil, cover, and simmer until clear and no crystals cling to sides of pan, about 3 minutes. Add orange slices in 1 layer; simmer until transparent, about 1 hour. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to a wire rack to cool.


Cook's Notes

Cooled candied blood orange slices may be kept in their poaching liquid up to 2 days in the refrigerator.

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The red pigment is called anthocyanin, an antioxidant. It develops cold winter nights to develop. So the deepness of the pigment will vary. Even the northern side of a tree will be darker because its colder on that side of the Moro Blood Orange Tree