Historic Smithton Inn All-Time Favorite Recipes: Cinnamon Spiced Orange

February 9, 2015

This unique recipe is deliciously healthy and quite easy to make—as long as you don’t mind getting a
Spiced orange recipe
little sticky in the process!

A sweet citrus treat, these cinnamon spiced oranges are perfect as a dessert, a late night snack, or as a tasty addition to your family’s Sunday brunch. It’s a good thing the recipe makes plenty to go around, because you may otherwise not want to share. It’s that good.

Cinnamon Spiced Oranges


Ingredients:

  • 4 navel oranges
  • 4 blood oranges
  • 2 cups mandarin oranges (drained)
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp sesame seeds
  • ½ tsp black sesame seeds

 How To Make It: 

  1. Peel the oranges, removing all the white pith from each orange.
  2. Break oranges apart into individual segments.
  3. Make a cut along the top and remove the membranes from the sides of each segment.
  4. Combine all oranges into a bowl.
  5. In another small, microwave-safe bowl, heat the honey for up to 30 seconds until thin, then stir in the cinnamon.
  6. Pour the honey mixture and sesame seeds over the oranges and toss to evenly coat.
  7. Refrigerate and serve.

If you’re looking for a simple and original twist to add to your family meals, this may just turn into your go-to recipe. Our guests at the Historic Smithton Inn love when I serve this refreshing dish, and I’ll bet your friends and family will enjoy it, too.


By Rebecca Gallagher, Innkeeper


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