Tuesday, March 22, 2011



  • 2 1/2  cups  water
  • 1  cup  sugar
  • Orange rind strips from 2 oranges
  • 2 2/3  cups  fresh orange juice
  • 1/3  cup  fresh lemon juice
  • Grated orange rind (optional)
  • Mint sprigs (optional)


Combine 2 1/2 cups water and sugar in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Add rind strips to pan. Reduce heat, and simmer for 5 minutes. Strain the sugar mixture through a sieve over a bowl, reserving liquid; discard solids. Cool sugar mixture completely.
Add orange juice and lemon juice to sugar mixture; stir well. Pour mixture into the moulds of your choice.. freeze this mixture for 1 hour or until firm. Garnish with grated rind and mint sprigs, if desired.

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