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Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Side Dish
Dairy Free
Gluten Free
Low Fat
Servings: 1 jar
Cost per portion 44p
Calories: 471.44kcal
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  • 4 orange carcasses (after making all your carrot cakes), pulverised or chopped into little pieces
  • 2 oranges washed and very thinly sliced
  • 90 g sugar
  • 500 ml water


  • Boil all of the above in a pan for approx 25 mins until all the fruit and skin is very mushy.
  • Pulverise in a food processor (ideally) or with a stick blender. Decant into sterilized jars. You can leave some whole bits in for texture if you like. Makes approximately 2 and a quarter lb of spread.
  • Spread a dessertspoon onto warm toast for a hungry moment…
  • Make this once in the month, portion size 20g per person per meal.

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Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 471.44 Calories from Fat 3
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.31g0%
Saturated Fat 0.04g0%
Sodium 25.9mg1%
Potassium 474.22mg14%
Carbohydrates 120.77g40%
Fiber 6.29g26%
Sugar 114.32g127%
Protein 2.46g5%
Vitamin A 589.5IU12%
Vitamin C 139.38mg169%
Calcium 119.8mg12%
Iron 0.26mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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