Fresh Orange Slices with Honey and Cinnamon

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 mins

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.

Ingredients Nutrition


  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.


Most Helpful

We enjoyed this for dessert this afternoon. It was a really hot day today and this was the perfect treat to enjoy cold! This was soooooooo delicious and truly very enjoyable! Thank you so much for a wonderful, simple and easy to fix dessert. Couldn't get any simpler!:-)

Charishma_Ramchandani January 22, 2004

This was really good. I left off the almonds and served it over greek yogurt. So rich but so healthy.

Random Rachel January 24, 2011

Really delicious 5 stars and I forgot the almonds. Will try with next time. I used Balkan thick yogurt but I think sour cream would be even better. Will absolutely make again for breakfast or dessert!

UmmBinat January 20, 2010

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