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Place the sugar in a litre of water and bring to the boil. Simmer for around 5 minutes until the sugar has dissolved.
Place the oranges on a perforated tray or a fine sieve over a baking tray. Cover with the syrup and leave to steep for around 12 hours.
Drain the syrup bring to the boil again and leave to cool slightly. Pour over the oranges again and leave to steep for another 12 hours.
Remove the oranges from the syrup and place on a wire rack to drain. Leave to dry for 1-2 days.
Melt the chocolate in a bain marie. Remove from the heat and dip the orange slices in it so that they are half coated with chocolate. Place on baking paper to dry.