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.
Total TimePrep: 25 min. + chilling
- 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
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 126 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Spiced Oranges in Quick Cooking November/December 1998