Glaceed Orange Slices

chocolate dipped oranges
Photo: David Meredith
Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
7 hrs
24 slices

Glaceed orange goes with the bittersweet chocolate in the fondue. It can also turn a simple dish of ice cream into a special occasion.


  • 2 navel oranges

  • 1 cup sugar


  1. Leaving peel on, cut oranges into 1/4-inch rounds, then cut each round into a half-moon.

  2. Bring sugar and 2 cups water to a boil in a large pot, stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves. Wash down sides of pot with a wet pastry brush to prevent sugar crystals from forming. Add orange slices to boiling syrup; reduce heat. Cover with parchment, and gently simmer until orange slices are soft and glazed, about 1 hour and 45 minutes.

  3. Using a slotted spoon, transfer peel to a wire rack set on a rimmed baking sheet. Let dry until just slightly tacky, about 5 hours. Store in an airtight container for 2 days.

Cook's Notes

Refrigerate, covered, for up to 3 weeks.

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