Spiced Raisins and Oranges
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- 2/3 cup Sun-Maid Golden Raisins
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1 tablespoon minced crystallized ginger
- 3 large oranges
COMBINE sugar and water in
a small saucepan and bring to a boil.
ADD raisins, lemon juice, cinnamon sticks, allspice and ginger. Simmer over medium heat about 10 minutes until syrup is thickened. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate 10 minutes.
CUT peel and pith from oranges. Slice in 1/2-inch rounds. Cut rounds into quarters. Place in medium bowl.
POUR cooled raisins and syrup over oranges and stir gently. Chill 2 hours or overnight.
Serve in parfait glasses, over ice cream, or with pound cake.
Makes 4 servings
Nutrients per Serving: Calories 270; Protein 2g; Fat 0g (Sat. Fat 0g); Carbohydrate 65g; Dietary Fiber 4g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 10mg