Aperitif Citrus Gelee Slices


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Slice of summer! 🍊🍋 Last week @StephanieCmar impressed the judges with her panna cotta with yuzu curd & orange granita served in lemon shells, and these Aperitif Citrus Gelee slices are another a-peel-ing way to use the rind. 

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Prep time 2hrs 15mins
Cook time 5mins
Serves or Makes: 24

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  • 3 oranges, cut in half lengthwise, flesh removed and reserved
  • 4 (0.25 ounce) packets unflavored gelatin
  • 1 cup orange juice, (from reserved orange flesh)
  • 1 cup Italian aperitif
  • 1 cup Prosecco


  • Step 1

    In a bowl add ½ cup water, ½ cup orange juice and sprinkle gelatin on top. Let bloom for 5 minutes. Once gelatin begins to set add aperitif and Prosecco and stir to mix well.

  • Step 2

    In a pot add ½ cup water, remaining orange juice and bring to a boil. Gently pour this into the bowl with gelatin mixture and stir to mix well.

  • Step 3

    On a sheet pan, place empty orange halves. Pour gelatin mixture into oranges and place in the refrigerator until evenly set, about 2 hours.

  • Step 4

    Once set, remove from the refrigerator, slice each orange half into 4 into wedges and serve.