Maple Whiskey Orange Marmalade

By eating seasonally, we reap the benefits of good health through nutrition from fresh, unprocessed and sustainable produce. Read more on eating and cooking locally at Kristin's blog The Intentional Minimalist.


10 oranges 2 cups orange zest 1/2 cup local maple syrup 1 cup water 1/2 cup Crown Royal Maple Whiskey


Turn crock pot on high. Wash 10 oranges, remove seeds and orange sections and place orange sections in crock pot. Add orange zest, maple syrup and water. Stir well, cover crock pot and cook on high for two hours. Blend marmalade with hand blender directly in crock pot. Cover and cook on low for eight hours. Add 1/2 cup whiskey, stir well, cook on high uncovered for two hours. Turn off crock pot. Stir marmalade and store in glass jars with tight lids. Keep in refrigerator and use within one week or freeze.

Photo(s) by Kristin Celeste Shroeger