Oranges with whiskey toffee
Prep 15 mins | Cook 15 mins | Serves 4
8 Navel oranges
1 cup sugar
Vanilla ice-cream, to serve
Step 1 Peel, remove all white pith and cut oranges into 1⁄2 cm-thick slices. Arrange orange slices in serving plates.
Step 2 Melt sugar in a heavy based non-stick frying pan over medium heat for 10–15 minutes until deep golden. Remove from heat and stir in whiskey (take care as it will splatter and become firm). Return to heat and stir until well combined and smooth. Drizzle hot toffee over oranges and serve with ice-cream.
Good for you ... Navel Oranges
A very good source of vitamin C which contributes to the formation of collagen and its role in healthy gums, teeth, cartilage, bones and skin. Half a large orange supplies one day’s recommended intake of vitamin C.
Provides a variety of carotenoids, including some beta carotene which is converted to vitamin A in the body.
A source of folate, a B vitamin that contributes to the normal functioning of the body’s immune system.
Low GI (40-51) meaning that the sugars in oranges are broken down slowly and absorbed into the bloodstream.