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Oranges in Caramel with Brandy Snaps

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Ingredients
  Seedless oranges 8 Large (Navels Are Best)
For caramel
  Granulated sugar 8 Ounce
  Cold water 1⁄4 Pint
  Warm water 1⁄4 Pint
Directions

MAKING
1) In a saucepan, add sugar and cold water and without stirring, gently heat till the sugar dissolve.
2) With the help of a spoon, carefully remove the excess sugar from the bottom of the pan.
3) When the sugar dissolved, allow the liquid to boil and cook till a rich caramel.
4) Stop the cooking process by placing the pan over a bowl of lukewarm water and let the base touch the water.
5) Pour the mix in warm water, and pour into a jug. Cool.
6) Use 1 orange and pare a little rind using a potato peeler.
7) Slit into shreds and add into boiling water for 1 minute and drain and dry.
8) Using a serrated-edge knife, from the oranges, cut the rind, pith and first membrane and leave the flesh exposed.
9) Over a bowl, hold each orange in your hand at the top and bottom and cut in slices.
10) Holding the slices with a cocktail stick, place in a deep glass dish and pour caramel on top.

SERVING
11) Chill well and sprinkle over the shredded orange rind.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Orange
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1613 Calories from Fat 28

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g5.2%

Saturated Fat 0.4 g2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 10.8 mg0.5%

Total Carbohydrates 411 g137.1%

Dietary Fiber 38.4 g153.6%

Sugars 372.8 g

Protein 11 g22.4%

Vitamin A 72% Vitamin C 1200%

Calcium 69.8% Iron 8.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Oranges In Caramel With Brandy Snaps Recipe