Caramelised Oranges

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Caramelized Oranges

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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
cooling time: 1 hour
Servings: 8
Calories: 183kcal


  • 8 oranges
  • 250 g sugar caster or granulated
  • 300 ml water


  • Peel the rind from two oranges very thinly. Cut into narrow strips and plunge into boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water.
  • Remove the pith and peel from all the oranges. Slice horizontally and remove any pips. Reassemble the layers of each orange and fasten together with a cocktail stick.
  • Put the sugar and 1/4 pint (150 ml) water in a saucepan. Dissolve over a low heat, and then bring to a boil. Boil until the syrup changes to a golden brown.
  • Remove pan from heat and pour in the rest of the water immediately, taking care that it does not splash. Heat again slowly to dissolve the caramel.
  • When cold, pour over the oranges and garnish with the orange rind.


Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 237mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 43g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Vitamin C: 70mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1mg
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