Sweet Orange and Strawberry Pyramid
From Italian Cooking and Living, February/March 2004
- 1/2 cup sugar, divided
- 4 oranges, peeled and sliced
- 1/4-inch thick 24 strawberries, washed and hulled, sliced
crosswise 1/4-inch thick, reserve 4 whole strawberries
- juice of 2 blood oranges
In a saucepan, bring 1/4 cup sugar and 1/2 cup water to a
boil for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat, and let cool. Place a large orange
slice on each plate, and top with some strawberry slices. Repeat twice more
using smaller orange slices each time, and top the pyramid with a whole strawberry.
Pour some of the syrup over each pyramid, and refrigerate for 1 hour.
In a saucepan over medium heat, bring the blood orange juice
and remaining 1/4 cup of sugar to a boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat, and
let cool. Remove the pyramids from the refrigerator. Pour some of the blood
orange sauce on each plate, and serve. Serves 4
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