Winter Dessert

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A small scoop of vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt makes a pretty center for your Clementine daisy. The combination will taste a lot like a frozen dreamsicle. Yum! You can watch Sue prepare this dessert in this clip from Lakeland Cooks!

Yield: 4 servings

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Ingredients

  • 8 clementines, peeled, any seeds removed
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons crystallized (sometimes called candied) ginger, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Divide the celmentine segments evenly among 4 plates. Arrange them in a daisy or pinwheel design.
  2. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the orange juice, ginger, honey, almond extract and cinnamon.
  3. Gently heat the mixture in a microwave at low power for 30 seconds.
  4. Stir and then drizzle the mixture over the clementine segments.

Tips/Techniques

A sprinkling of toasted slivered almonds makes a nice garnish. Toast slivered almonds arranged in a single layer in a shallow baking dish in a 350-degree oven for about 7 minutes, stirring once.
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