Mandarin Oranges with Grand Marnier and Mascarpone

Mandarin Oranges with Grand Marnier and Mascarpone Recipe
Photo: Oxmoor House
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


3 servings (serving size: about 2 1/2 tablespoons oranges and 1 tablespoon sour cream topping)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 8 Minutes

Nutritional 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


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)


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.