Spiced Oranges Recipe
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This refreshing fruit cup from Sue Ross of Casa Grande, Arizona makes a delightfully different dessert. The orange sections, spiced with cloves and cinnamon, can be prepared ahead of time and kept in the fridge until serving.
Recommended: 28 Slow Cooker Drinks
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/4 cup dry red wine or grape juice
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 lemon slice
  • 1 small cinnamon stick (1 inch)
  • 1 whole clove
  • 2 medium oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • Fresh mint, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 126 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the first six ingredients. Cook over medium heat until slightly thickened, about 15 minutes. Add oranges; simmer for 1 minute. Pour into a bowl; refrigerate. Discard lemon, cinnamon and clove before serving. Garnish with mint if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Spiced Oranges in Quick Cooking November/December 1998, p44

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.

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