Loretta Sebastiani

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Oranges in alcohol
( Arance sotto spirito )

Authentic Italian recipes

difficulty: easy

time: preparation: 30 minutes

calories: (kCal)


  • 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
easy recipe
preparation: 30 minutes
How many calories in a serving?
Calories: XX (kcal) - XX (kJ)
Protein: XX (g)
Total fat: XX (g)
Total carbohydrate: XX (g)
Sugars: XX (g)

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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.