Decorative Dried Oranges

Drying oranges is a fun festive activity that fills your home with Christmas scents and sparkle when you hang them on the tree.

Key Details

  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 1 hour
  • Difficulty: Easy


  • You can do this with oranges, lemons, limes, grapefruit...

  • You can do this with oranges, lemons, limes, grapefruit…

Preheat your oven to 140°C/275°F/gas 1 and line some baking trays with greaseproof paper/parchment.

Slice your fruit of choice very thinly. For consistency use a mandolin. Arrange the slices in a single layer on lined baking trays and bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, turning halfway through cooking, until completely dried out.

Leave to cool.

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