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