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Moroccan Sliced Oranges with Cinnamon, Sugar and Orange Flower Water

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Sliced Oranges

Photo © Christine Benlafquih

Sliced oranges get simple yet sophisticated treatment with a generous sprinkling of ground cinnamon, sugar and orange flower water. Serve this classic Moroccan dessert as a perfect ending to family meals and company dinners.

Some Moroccans use powdered sugar instead of granulated, but I prefer the contrasting texture and crunch of the granulated sugar.

A sprig of mint leaves can be added as a garnish if desired.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • For each person:
  • 1 or 2 navel oranges
  • 1 teaspoon orange flower water
  • granulated sugar (or powdered sugar)
  • ground cinnamon

Preparation:

Peel the oranges and removed the pith. Slice the oranges into rings, about 1/4 inch thick.

Arrange the orange slices on a plate – make a pattern if you like – and drizzle with the orange flower water. Generously sprinkle the slices with sugar and cinnamon, and serve immediately.

Tips:

If serving children, you might prefer to halve the oranges lengthwise before slicing.

If prepping the oranges in advance, wait to add the sugar and cinnamon until serving time.

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 5 out of 5
The easiest dessert ever to make, Member whatscookingtoday

This is a great last minute dessert .Children love it and it only takes a few minutes to prepare .I decorate it with sprigs of mint and add strawberries to it when in season .This is the ideal dessert after tagine as it's so light & refreshing .It would also be great at B-B-Q's

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