Orange Dessert with Vanilla Cream

Orange Dessert with Vanilla Cream

Orange Dessert with Vanilla Cream

Looking for new desserts? Find out how to make an easy orange dessert recipe, prepared with vanilla cream and a nut topping: the perfect Winter dessert.

December 17, 2014

Dietary Consideration

serves for

4

total time

1 HR 30 MIN

ingredients

Caster sugar
3 tbsp
Nuts
100 g, Brazilian
Orange
2, peeled, with removed and chopped
Brown sugar
4 tbsp
Cinnamon
1/2 tsp
water
100 ml
Double cream
400 ml
Vanilla
1/2 tsp, essence
Caster sugar
4 tbsp

Preparation

Step 01

For the topping

  • Place the caster sugar in a small pan with four tablespoons of water and heat gently until the sugar has dissolved.
  • Turn up the heat and let the mixture become a caramel colour, swirling the pan from time to time.
  • Add the brazil nuts, stir until coated then pour the mixture onto a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper and set aside to cool.
Step 02

For the orange dessert

  • Place the chopped oranges in a pan with the brown sugar, cinnamon and water.
  • Heat gently and cook until the liquid is syrupy and the oranges are tender.
  • Divide the mixture between four individual serving dishes and set aside to cool.
  • When the orange mixture is cool, lightly whip the cream with the vanilla essence until the cream holds soft peaks.
  • Spoon the cream on top of the orange mixture and chill for 15 minutes.
  • Heat the grill to its highest setting.
  • Roughly chop the caramelised brazil nuts.
  • Scatter the caster sugar over the top of the cream and place the dishes under the grill until the sugar starts to caramelise.
  • Scatter the chopped nuts over the top and serve.

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