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Mandarin Oranges with Grand Marnier and Mascarpone

Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 8 mins
Yield 3 servings (serving size: about 2 1/2 tablespoons oranges and 1 tablespoon sour cream topping)
This cool dessert can be on your table before the dishes are cleared. Add a little punch to the oranges with a splash of Grand Marnier, and top with just-sweet-enough mascarpone cheese. Serve in martini or wine glasses with a sprig of mint for a stylish presentation.Prep: 8 minutes


  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons mascarpone cheese
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 (15-ounce) can mandarin oranges in light syrup, drained
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Grand Marnier (orange-flavored liqueur)
  • Mint leaves (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 200
  • caloriesfromfat 50 %
  • fat 11 g
  • satfat 6.2 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 19.9 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • cholesterol 34 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 28 mg
  • calcium 72 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk until sugar dissolves.

  2. Combine oranges and liqueur; spoon evenly into 3 wine glasses or dessert dishes. Spoon sour cream mixture over oranges; garnish with mint leaves, if desired.

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