Total Time
1hr 55mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 55 mins

Orangettes are strips of candied orange peel dipped in dark chocolate. They make an elegant gift and look great served on a decorative dish along with the coffee at the end of a meal. This recipe is several steps long, but it can be doubled if you want a bigger serving for the time spent in the kitchen.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Using a peeler, cut 3-inch long, 3/4-inch wide strips of orange peel from the orange.
  2. Bring a small saucepan of water to a boil and simmer the orange peels for 10 minutes.
  3. Drain the peels, rinse them with cold water, and boil them in fresh water for an additional 10 minutes; repeat this process 1 more time.
  4. Bring the sugar and water to a boil in a medium saucepan and stir occasionally until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture has reduced in volume just a bit, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the orange peels and continue simmering the mixture for 15 minutes.
  6. Transfer the candied orange peel to a wire drying rack and allow it to sit undisturbed for 45 minutes.
  7. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  8. Place the chocolate in a double boiler over simmering water, and stir until the chocolate is melted and smooth.
  9. Dip the 2/3 of the length of each candied orange strip in the chocolate, leaving 1/3 of the peel exposed, and place it on the parchment-lined baking sheet.
  10. Allow the chocolate to set before serving.

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These are AWESOME!!!! thanks so much!!!!!

ashamutt April 03, 2012

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