Orange and Strawberry Dessert

Preparation info

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    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

  • About

The specially prepared syrup draws out the natural juices from both fruits, resulting in a delicious combination of flavours. This is a recipe to make a few strawberries go a long way at the start of the season.


  • 3 oranges
  • 450 g/1 lb strawberries
  • 225


Mark the peel of the oranges into quarters with a sharp knife. Put the oranges together in a large basin and cover with boiling water. Allow to stand for 5 minutes, then drain and peel away the skins. Using this method both the outer skin and white pith should come away together. Scrape away any white pith remaining on the oranges with a knife.

Cut the oranges across into thin slices an