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Candied Orange Peel Dipped in Chocolate

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

2
oranges
1
cup of water
1
cup of sugar
2
cup of semi-sweet chocolate

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

You can use brown sugar to prepare the syrup.

I’ve always been fascinated by this delicious combination, so much so that as far back as I can remember I have memories of being at the movies and enjoying a chocolate bar filled with orange. This is why the moment I learned to make these candied orange peels dipped in chocolate, I knew I was about to taste the perfect dessert. Many people would think that the taste of the peel would be bitter, but when you boil them in sugar you definitely remove that possibility. The truth is that this step amplifies the taste of orange. Go ahead and try this orange peel recipe with chocolate. It’s the perfect combination to enjoy your most cherished moments.

Directions

  • 1 Wash the oranges and cut the peel into thin strips.
  • 2 Remove the pith from the peel.
  • 3 Boil the strips in water for 10 minutes.
  • 4 In the meantime, prepare syrup in a pot by mixing 1 cup of water with the sugar.
  • 5 When the liquid begins to boil, add the orange peels and cook on low heat for approximately one hour.
  • 6 Melt the chocolate. You can do this in the microwave or in Bain Marie.
  • 7 Dip the strips into the melted chocolate and rest on parchment paper.
  • 8 Let cool and consume once the chocolate has hardened.

I’ve always been fascinated by this delicious combination, so much so that as far back as I can remember I have memories of being at the movies and enjoying a chocolate bar filled with orange. This is why the moment I learned to make these candied orange peels dipped in chocolate, I knew I was about to taste the perfect dessert. Many people would think that the taste of the peel would be bitter, but when you boil them in sugar you definitely remove that possibility. The truth is that this step amplifies the taste of orange. Go ahead and try this orange peel recipe with chocolate. It’s the perfect combination to enjoy your most cherished moments.

Rate and Comment

Cristina Duffy Cristina Duffy
September 14, 2015

I’ve always been fascinated by this delicious combination, so much so that as far back as I can remember I have memories of being at the movies and enjoying a chocolate bar filled with orange. This is why the moment I learned to make these candied orange peels dipped in chocolate, I knew I was about to taste the perfect dessert. Many people would think that the taste of the peel would be bitter, but when you boil them in sugar you definitely remove that possibility. The truth is that this step amplifies the taste of orange. Go ahead and try this orange peel recipe with chocolate. It’s the perfect combination to enjoy your most cherished moments.