6 oranges 1 pint cold water 2 - 3 lb sugar 1 pint orange juice 2 qt rum
1. Pare oranges very thinly and place the rinds into a gallon jar. Add their juice, one pint of cold water, and close the jar. Stand for three days, stirring occasionally.2. Strain into an enamel dish, add two - three pounds of sugar, and bring to the boil. Add pint of orange juice, and strain again. Add rum, and bottle.