How to make orange syrup

Would you like to give a special touch to many of your desserts? If so, do not miss the following recipe from orange syrup, an incredible accompaniment for crepes, toasts, pancakes, cakes, cakes, biscuits ... You will find in it a great ally to give a light citrus and sweet flavor to your favorite pastry recipes, as well as a very pleasant freshness if you serve it very cold . Take note of the step by step of this article and discover how in a few minutes you can make an orange syrup home.

30 minutes Low difficulty Ingredients:
  • 6 oranges
  • 3 orange zest
  • 450 g of sugar
  • 150 ml of water
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The elaboration of orange syrup It is very simple and the first step you should do is prepare a kind of syrup Mixing sugar and water. Pour the water into a saucepan, add the sugar and put it on the fire so that the sugar dissolves at a medium temperature. It is very important that you remove the mixture so that it begins to thicken and does not reach the point of caramelizing. This step can take you about 15 minutes, if you want to see how it is done in more detail we invite you to consult the article How to make syrup.


While the syrup is cooking, wash three of the oranges that you are going to use and grate the skin of them to add them later and give a more intense flavor and aroma to the syrup. Once you have the orange zest ready, with the help of a manual or electric juicer extract the juice from the oranges and reserve.


At the precise moment when the mixture of water and sugar begins to boil, then you must add the orange zest, stir all the ingredients and let the syrup cook for about 5 more minutes.


After 5 minutes, remove the saucepan from the heat, add orange juice to the mixture and stir for a few seconds. So that the orange syrup acquires the right consistency, it is essential to let the ingredient mixture macerate for about 24 hours and, when that day has passed, then you can filter it with a fine mesh or mesh strainer to remove all the pulp remains and orange zest left.


Now you have your orange syrup, keep it in glass bottles previously sterilized to keep it in perfect condition, and you can already serve it as a perfect accompaniment for countless desserts, crepes, biscuits, pancakes, cakes, etc.

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