Lots Of Oranges...

Decorating By jovigirl Updated 6 Apr 2010 , 1:31am by tesso

jovigirl Posted 5 Apr 2010 , 9:29pm
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I live in Canada & my inlaws just went to florida on holidays, when they came back they brought us a huge bag of oranges... WE like oranges but we have a lot icon_eek.gif They will be having the family over for Dinner next weekend & coincidently it's my DH birthday, does anyone have any good recipes or ideas on how I can use up some of theses oranges? Nto sure if I should use it in the cake or bc or just make another deerst with it...
Any ideas would help;o)

Thanks a bunch thumbs_up.gif

10 replies
brincess_b Posted 5 Apr 2010 , 10:18pm
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You can just add the zest to the batter of the cake, and the juice to the bc.
I have a recipe somewhere for whole orange cake - try google.

I'd be thinking orange sherbert or ice cream - displayed in the skin of the orange.

Duck in orange sauce! Don't know how much orange that needs tho!

Joyfull4444 Posted 5 Apr 2010 , 10:21pm
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Here's one more link.
Click on recipes at the top of the page & winning recipes from the Florida State Fair in the box.


cakemom42 Posted 5 Apr 2010 , 10:34pm
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If you can't use all the oranges squeeze the juice out & freeze it in smaller baggies so that you have it to use at your convienence....

I use 2 large oranges for Duck a La Orange because I like lots of sauce.
Also try Chinese Orange Chicken!!
Orange Sobert is a great idea :0)
& Orange Marmalade too!

sadsmile Posted 5 Apr 2010 , 10:46pm
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Marinade chicken in brine and orange juice and grill.

cakemom42 Posted 5 Apr 2010 , 10:56pm
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Ditto on Sadsmile's try turkey too!

cakemom42 Posted 5 Apr 2010 , 11:05pm
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Don't forget Orange pastry cream, Orange cookie dough, Orange flavored pancakes/waffles, & Crepes Suzette!!!
Orange custards, Orange tarts, Orange Macaroons, Orange Chiffon cake,
You can also make Orange Tulie, & Orange Cheesecakes :0)
& I put lemon zest in my pie dough & I know you can do it for orange zest too, then freeze till you need it...

I am pretty sure you can probaly make an Orange Vinegar too :0)
& least we not forget the drinks which is an endless list!!

I know the pastry chef in me is going crazy, once my brain gets on a track it doesn't get off :0)

jovigirl Posted 6 Apr 2010 , 12:59am
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Oh my goodness icon_eek.gif Thank you soo much for the replies! I will def try out some of these recipes ;o)

Thanks cake buddies I knew I could count on you for ideas thumbs_up.gif

artscallion Posted 6 Apr 2010 , 1:12am
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I have a friend who always brings me bags of grapefruits. I stumbled upon this recipe for grapefruit pie that has turned into one of my favorite desserts, and a really easy way to use up citrus fruit. I bet it would be just as delicious with oranges.


tesso Posted 6 Apr 2010 , 1:31am
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you can make marmalade !!!! ohh or orange ice cream !!!

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