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Chocolate Dipped Crystallised Orange Slices

Recipe author: EAT SMARTER
Chocolate Dipped Crystallised Orange Slices
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585
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20 min.
Preparation
1 d 12 h. 20 min.
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advanced
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Ingredients

for 30 orange slices approx.
4 ½ cups
4
unwaxed Oranges (finely sliced)
12 ounces
Dark chocolate (for cooking)
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Preparation steps

Step 1/5
Place the sugar in a litre of water and bring to the boil. Simmer for around 5 minutes until the sugar has dissolved.
Step 2/5
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.
Step 3/5
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.
Step 4/5
Remove the oranges from the syrup and place on a wire rack to drain. Leave to dry for 1-2 days.
Step 5/5
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.