Gold Coin Oranges
|Orange flavored liqueur||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Fresh ginger slices||4 (Thin)|
|Chopped crystallized ginger||2 Tablespoon|
|Mint sprigs||4 (For Garnish)|
Preparation Peel oranges and thinly slice crosswise.
Combine orange slices and liqueur in a bowl and stir gently to mix.
Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.
Cooking Combine syrup ingredients in a small saucepan.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes.
Discard ginger slices and star anise.
Refrigerate syrup until very cold.
Drain liquid from orange slices, reserving 2 tablespoons of the liquid.
Combine reserved liquid with syrup.
Place orange slices in 4 individual serving bowls.
Pour 2 tablespoons syrup over each serving.
Sprinkle each serving with 1 1/2 teaspoons crystallized ginger and garnish with a mint sprig.