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Oranges in Rosewater Syrup

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Introduction

Another of my mother recipes from the late 70's early 80's that is a refreshing end to a heavy meal..

Ingredients

Serves: 4

  • 2 oranges (peel from)
  • 188 orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 oranges
  • 1 teaspoon orange flower water
  • 1 teaspoon rosewater essence

Method

Oranges in Rosewater Syrup is a community recipe submitted by ShazzaP and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Zest the peel off 2 of the oranges, place the peel in some water and cook the peel until it becomes translucent and soft.
  • In a separate pan place the Orange Juice and Sugar simmer until it becomes a thick ish syrup, add the cooked zest and leave to cool.
  • Peel the remaining Oranges making sure you have removed all the pith, at this stage you can either segment the oranges by cutting out the segments with a knife or slice the oranges into thin slices.
  • Once Syrup has cooled mix in the Orange Flower water and Rose Water Essence to the cooled Syrup, and pour over the Orange segments/slices,
  • Place in refrigerator to chill completely. It can remain the the fridge for up to 12 hours.
  • Additional Information

    It is important that you do not have any pith on the oranges as this can lead them to be bitter. If you feel you do not get a distinctive taste from the Rose Water you can add a little more at this stage.

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