Homemade candied orange candied fruit for Easter: how to make it

Ekaterina YagovichLife
What to make homemade candied fruits from

Easter cake will be very tasty if you add raisins and a variety of dried fruits to it. Such an addition can be made at home. For this purpose, the skin of an orange is perfect - you get fragrant candied fruit.

The idea of making candied orange candied fruit for Easter is published on the page of food blogger Oksana Kretsul(oksana_kretsul) in Instagram.



  • oranges - 4 pieces (weight of the peels themselves - 300 grams)
  • water - 100-120 ml
  • orange juice - 100 ml
  • cane sugar - 300 grams
  • vanilla extract - 1-1,5 tsp. or vanilla pod
  • badjan - 1-2 units.
  • juice - 1/4 from 1/2 lemon

Method of preparation:


1. Remove the peel from the orange (by cutting it into four pieces with a knife).

2. Pour steep boiling water, put it on the fire for 2 minutes.

3. Drain the water, pour cold (even ice cold) water over the peels.



4. Pour boiling water again and repeat the preliminary steps 3-4 times (okrop-cold water-okrop-cold water).

5. Mix sugar, orange and lemon juice, water, badanian and vanilla in a saucepan and put on the fire.



6. If you are using a vanilla pod, you have to cut it open.

7. Slice the peels into thin strips and then dice them.

8. Boil the syrup for 2 minutes, then add the peels and cook over low heat for 1 hour (until the peels have completely absorbed the syrup).



9. Place the strips on a baking tray and dry in the oven for 30-45 minutes at minimum temperature.

10. Allow the candied fruits to cool completely.

11. Store in a jar in the refrigerator until the Easter cake is ready.

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