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Oranges in Citrus Syrup

This orange dish is easy to prepare. It gets a slightly exotic flavor from being marinated in orange-flower syrup.

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  • Servings: 8

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  • 2 cups fresh orange juice
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons finely grated orange zest, plus strips for garnish
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons orange-flower water
  • 8 navel oranges
  • Cape gooseberries (optional)


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the orange juice with the sugar and the finely grated orange zest and bring to a boil, stirring, until the sugar is dissolved. Let cool to room temperature, then stir in the orange-flower water.
  2. Meanwhile, using a sharp knife, peel the oranges, removing all of the bitter white pith. Cut the oranges crosswise 1/3 inch thick and transfer to a large, shallow serving bowl. Pour the syrup over the oranges and refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours. Garnish with the orange-zest strips and cape gooseberries and serve cold.
Contributed By Photo © Quentin Bacon Published February 2004

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