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Honey-Rum Marinated Oranges

3
3
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
21 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
6 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
This light, refreshing dessert is perfect after a heavy winter meal.

Ingredients

Honey

80 g

Water

80 ml

Rum

50 ml, dark variety

Cinnamon Stick

1 stick(s)

Orange(s)

5 medium

Lemon Juice, Fresh

2 tablespoons, fresh

Mint, Fresh

2 tablespoons, to garnish

Instructions

  1. Combine honey, water, rum and cinnamon stick in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 5 minutes; set aside to cool.
  2. Wash, dry and zest 1 orange (should yield about 2 tablespoons of zest). Then slice off ends of all oranges; remove peels and as much of white pith as possible. Slice each orange into 6 rounds and place orange slices in a large glass baking dish; set aside.
  3. Add lemon juice and orange zest to cooled honey-rum mixture; stir and pour over oranges. Cover baking dish and chill in refrigerator for at least two hours and up to overnight for maximum flavour. Serve with mint garnish.

Notes

Consider decorating each serving of oranges with strips of lime and lemon zest for a more festive look.

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