½ cup orange juice, fresh if possible
1 ½ cups water (360ml)
2 cups sugar (400g)
Peel from 1–2 oranges
Pour the orange juice, water and sugar in a heavy saucepan. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Add the orange peel. Heat over high heat and bring to a boil. Simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and cool completely.
Strain out and discard the orange peel. Store the cooled syrup in a glass jar or bottle in the refrigerator.
Exccvellent for cakes, mocktails and iced tea also!