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Fresh Orange Filling

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  Orange 1 Medium
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 4 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon

1. From orange, grate 1 tablespoon peel and squeeze 1/4 cup juice.
2. In 1-quart saucepan, stir orange peel, orange juice, water, sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice, and salt until blended. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils; boil 1 minute.
3. Remove saucepan from heat; stir in butter or margarine. Cool filling at room temperature. (If filling becomes too thick upon standing to spread easily, stir until it reaches spreading consistency.)

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Fruit Dessert

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 462 Calories from Fat 110

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.3%

Saturated Fat 7.8 g38.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg10.8%

Sodium 488 mg20.3%

Total Carbohydrates 90 g29.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.4%

Sugars 66.8 g

Protein 1 g3%

Vitamin A 15.8% Vitamin C 139.9%

Calcium 8.4% Iron 1.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Fresh Orange Filling Recipe