Combine sugar, water and orange juice in a saucepan, stirring well to dissolve
sugar. Cover pan and place over heat; boil for 1 minute, or until the steam
inside the pan has melted all sugar crystals down the sides.
Remove cover and continue cooking to soft-ball stage (240 degrees F).
Add cinnamon, orange rind and nutmeats. Stir gently with a fork until syrup
loses its clearness and becomes creamy.
Turn the mass out onto a sheet of wax paper, or onto a lightly buttered