We love to swap citrus-based recipes. Here are some all-time favorites of ours, directly from our groves (and our grandmas).

Orange Slices in Caramel Sauce

Submitted by Donna Vos, Waverly Growers Cooperative

Every now and then, even a simple fresh Florida orange deserves to get dressed up. We love this dessert as much as our kids do.

Orange Slices in Caramel Sauce


  • 4 large oranges, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2-3 tablespoons butter


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring sugar, syrup and cream to a boil.
  2. Cook for 4 minutes. Whisk in butter and cook for 1 more minute.
  3. Arrange orange slices on individual dessert plates and spoon warm caramel sauce on top.
  4. Sauce may be stored in the refrigerator and reheated before serving.

Serves 6