Orange and Grapefruit Syrup

Use a large saucepan so the mixture won't boil over. The syrup makes a tasty topping for ice cream or cake, or spoon it over pancakes. Refrigerate for up to one week.


3 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 157
Caloriesfromfat 1 %
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 40 g
Fiber 0.7 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Calcium 12 mg


2 cups sugar
1 cup fresh orange juice
3/4 cup fresh grapefruit juice (about 2 grapefruit)
1 cup orange sections (about 2 oranges)
1 cup grapefruit sections (about 1 grapefruit)


Combine first 3 ingredients in a large saucepan, stirring with a whisk; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook, without stirring, until a candy thermometer registers 238º (about 25 minutes). Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes. Add orange sections and grapefruit sections, stirring gently.


December 2005
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