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Five Fun Ways to Use Dried Orange Slices

24th February 2023, Christoph Klinger

Five Fun Ways to Use Dried Orange Slices

Few dried botanicals are as versatile as the orange. When sliced and dried, oranges can be used in a whole host of different ways to great effect. Not only do they taste amazing – making them perfect for culinary use – they’re aesthetically pleasing too. Who doesn’t love the colourful, neat appearance of an orange slice? When dried correctly, they maintain their distinctive colour too, making them ideal for decorative use.

If you’re thinking of making something with dried orange slices but are stuck for ideas, we’re here to come to the rescue! Without further ado, here are five fun ways you can make the most of every slice. Enjoy!

Uses of Dried Orange Slices:


Add them to potpourri

Potpourri has been around for centuries, and continues to remain popular to this day. A hassle-free, fun and affordable way of adding beautiful natural aromas to your home, potpourri doesn’t just smell good – it makes for an attractive decoration, too.

If you can’t get enough of the scent of oranges, adding dried orange slices to your potpourri bowl is sure to put a smile on your face.

Make decorations with them

Whether you’re looking to create an autumnal wreath or festive decorations for your Christmas tree, orange slices are just the ticket. Their attractive colour and neat round shape makes them ideal for a wide variety of decorative uses – let your imagination run wild!

Create a homemade bath salt or scrub

The zest of your dried orange slices can be added to a homemade bath salt or scrub, giving it a gorgeous scent that’ll leave you feeling refreshed and reinvigorated.

Adorn your bakes with them

Looking for that extra something to make your cakes stand out? Dried orange slices could be just what you’re after!

Add them to mulled wine or cider

If you love the flavour of oranges and the taste of gin and cider, why not combine the two? Oranges go well with these drinks, either as a garnish or to add a little extra flavour.


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If you want quality botanicals, rapid delivery and top-tier customer service, look no further than Mimea. Get your dried orange slices from one of the UK’s leading suppliers today – we deliver nationwide!

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