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Homemade Dried Citrus

Dried citrus is perfect as a garnish in your favorite cocktail, dessert or charcuterie board! Add a slice to a cup of tea for a cirtusy flavor or use some for a meat rub. These slices not only look elegant, but they are edible too!
5 from 2 votes
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs
Course Garnish
Cuisine Citrus


  • 1 blood orange thinly sliced
  • 1 meyer lemon thinly sliced
  • 1 cara cara orange thinly sliced
  • granulated sugar


  • Preheat oven to 215 degrees.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Thinly slice citrus and lay on prepared baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle with fine sugar and bake for at least 2hours. The thicker the slice and/or bigger the slice, the longer they will need to bake. [My orange slices took closer to 3hrs].
  • Use as a garnish in your favorite cocktail or to decorate your favorite dessert!
Keyword blood orange, citrus, Dried Citrus, garnish, lemon
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