Grate very lightly the rind from the oranges and then place sugar and the grated rind and the juice of oranges in a clean aluminum saucepan. Place where it will heat very slowly and then the sugar will melt. Stir frequently and do not let it boil.
Cover closely and then strain into sterilized bottles. Place the bottles in a hot-water bath and process for forty minutes. Place the corks in the bottles and when cool dip in melted sealing wax.
This recipe may be divided. To be used for making drinks, sauces, etc.
Place four tablespoons in a glass and then fill with carbonated water.