Fresh Orange Slices with Honey and Cinnamon

“Simple often equates with elegant in my book. This recipe does justice to both of those adjectives. Couldn't be simpler, or more elegant-looking, or more delicious.”
READY IN:
17mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Using small sharp knife, cut off peel and white pith from oranges.
  2. Thinly slice oranges into rounds.
  3. Arrange orange slices in shallow bowl.
  4. Combine honey, cinnamon stick, and orange flower water in heavy small saucepan.
  5. Stir over low heat until mixture comes to simmer, about 2 minutes.
  6. Pour hot syrup over oranges.
  7. Cool.
  8. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and chill.) Sprinkle almonds over oranges.
  9. Serve cold or at room temperature, with a dollop of yoghurt or sour cream on the side, if desired.
  10. *A flavoring extract available at liquor stores and in the liquor or specialty foods section of some supermarkets.

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