Friday, September 19, 2014

Orange and Honey Dumplings

Orange and Honey Dumplings an inexpensive dessert the whole family will love. This recipe is for 4 people double ingredient if cooking for more. 

1 cup of self-raising flour.
1 tablespoon of butter.
6 tablespoon sugar.
4 tablespoons of fresh orange rind.
4 large oranges for juicing.
Honey and Honeycomb and Strawberries for garnishing. 
Large pot of boiling water on the ready to cook dumplings in.

Method 1.
1. Shift flour - 2. add butter - 3. rub flour and butter together until combined - 4. add sugar and mix well - 5. add orange rind and mix well - 6. add juice - 7. dig a well in the middle of the mix add orange juice a little at a time to combine ingredient, - 8. your dough should look like image 8, not wet. 

Method 2.
9. Form dough into a log shape - 10. roll out - 11. cut into 6 - 12. cut in half again - 13. roll into balls, all being the same size - 14. add 3 tablespoons of sugar to water and bring to boil - 15. place 6 only dumplings in hot boiling water and cook for 10 to 15 minutes then remove. Repeat the process till all are cooked. 

Orange sticky sauce.
2 tablespoons of sugar
2 cups of freshly squeezed orange juice
1 dessertspoon of orange rind.

1. Juice oranges and place juice in pan and bring to boil - 2. add 2 tablespoons of sugar and stir until melted, then reduce liquid until the orange juice begins to thicken.

2 simple idea's for platting up.
1. Pour orange sauce into center of plate - 2. place 3 dumplings in the center - 3. drizzle honey around plate and over dumplings, but not to heavy - 4. sprinkle orange on top then - 5. garnish with a slice of fresh orange and strawberry.

Top with cream, hum yummy

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