Oranges in alcohol (Arance sotto spirito)
Authentic Italian recipes
time: preparation: 30 minutes
- 1,5 kg (3 1/2 lb) oranges
- 800 g (1 3/4 lb) sugar
- 1 l (35 fl oz - 4 1/2 C) 90° alcohol
- 3 1,1 lb jars with airtight closure
- preparation: 30 minutes
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Wash all the jars and let them dry perfectly.
Remove the skin from all the oranges and cut them into slices. Arrange all the slices into the jars; remember to sprinkle some tablespoons sugar over every layer. Fill every jar up to 2-3 centimetres from the edge. At this point pour in alcohol very slowly in order to refill all the empty spaces. Close the jars very well and put them in a cool and dark place.
You can eat these oranges after 2-3 months.
This recipe is very easy and the oranges are very tasty. You can serve them after a meal or you can use them, cut into cubes, when you prepare fruit salads.