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- Take the fruit and cut the peel carefully around the equator, without damaging the flesh underneath.
- With the handle of a teaspoon or a blunt table knife, carefully loosen the peel from the fruit flesh, so that each peel hemisphere is only attached at the centre.
- Loosen the orange segments and then carefully remove the peel hemispheres.
- In most cases, one hemisphere has a pith wick, this forms the candle base. Cut a circle or star out of the other hemisphere.
- Cut the pith wick to just a centimetre length. Then pour some sunflower or other vegetable oil into the hemisphere with the pith wick and allow to soak for a minute or two.
- Light the pith wick carefully, this may take several attempts as the pith carbonises and soaks up the oil.
- Place the other peel hemisphere on top, Voila!