Honey Orange Slices

Imagine biting into a burst of sunshine! ☀️ That’s exactly what you get with canned honey oranges. 🍊 These beauties are like little rays of golden sweetness, each slice infused with the warm, floral notes of honey. 🍯 They’re perfect for a quick snack, a delightful addition to charcuterie boards, or even a fancy dessert topping.

Here’s the best part: canning them yourself is surprisingly easy! In no time, you’ll have a pantry stocked with sunshine, ready to brighten your day all winter long. ❄️

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Honey Orange Slices

Leisa Sutton
Sun-Kissed& Sweet: Candied Sunshine in Every Jar (Honey Oranges)


  • 1 1/2 to 2 lbs Oranges
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 1/2 tsp whole cloves
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups honey
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice


  • Slices oranges, discarding the end peices. Place in the pot. Cover oranges with water and bring to a boil. Boil for 15 minutes
  • While oranges are boiling, tie cinnamon sticks and cloves into a square of cheesecloth creating a spice bag. Set to the side.
  • Drain oranges,
  • In the pot, place the lemon juice, honey and sugar and bring to a boil. Once boiling, add the spice bag and orange slices. Simmer for 40 minutes.
  • Discard spice bag,
    Place oranges in half pint jars
    add liquid over orange slices
    leave 1/2 inch headspace
    Process jars 10 minutes, adjusting for altitude. Turn off heat, remove lid, let jars stand 5 minutes. Remove jars and cool 12-24 hours. Check lids for seal, they should not flex when center is pressed 
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  1. These were very easy to make. The whole house smelled wonderful too.
    I happened to have orange blossom honey!

    They are delicious in orange pekoe tea.

  2. Awesome! Pretty on the shelf, but more lovely floating in a cup of hot tea 🍵..

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