Citrus in Vanilla Syrup

Looking for a fruit dessert? Then serve these oranges and red grapefruit slices drizzled with sugar-corn syrup - ready in 30 minutes.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 7
 

Ingredients

3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1
tablespoon light corn syrup
1
vanilla bean
3
oranges, peeled
3
red grapefruit, peeled
1/2 cup pomegranate seeds

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  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, stir sugar, water and corn syrup. Split vanilla bean lengthwise and scrape out seeds; add seeds and bean pod to sugar mixture. Heat to boiling over medium heat; boil 5 minutes or until thick and syrupy. Remove from heat; discard vanilla bean pod.
  • 2 Cut each orange and grapefruit crosswise into 1/4 inch thick slices. On rimmed serving platter or in serving bowl, alternately arrange orange and grapefruit slices. Drizzle syrup over fruit. Sprinkle with pomegranate seeds.
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, stir sugar, water and corn syrup. Split vanilla bean lengthwise and scrape out seeds; add seeds and bean pod to sugar mixture. Heat to boiling over medium heat; boil 5 minutes or until thick and syrupy. Remove from heat; discard vanilla bean pod.
  • 2 Cut each orange and grapefruit crosswise into 1/4 inch thick slices. On rimmed serving platter or in serving bowl, alternately arrange orange and grapefruit slices. Drizzle syrup over fruit. Sprinkle with pomegranate seeds.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

This vanilla syrup is also good stirred into coffee, tea or lemonade or spooned over fresh berries.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
184
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1/2g
1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Sodium
3mg
3%;
Total Carbohydrate
49g
49%
(Dietary Fiber
8 1/2g
8 1/2%
),
Protein
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.