Snowy Orange Lilies

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: No-Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 6 firm ripe oranges
  • 250 ml - water
  • 250 ml - orange juice
  • 4 tbsp - sugar ground
  • 1/2 cup - chilled cream for whipping
  • 1 tsp - lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp - lemon rind, finely grated
  • 1 packet vegetarian orange jelly
  • 2 drops vanilla essence

How to Make Snowy Orange Lilies

  • Using a sharp pointed knife, cut oranges into halves horizontally.
  • This should be done by inserting knife point in diagonally, zigzagging the cut.
  • Each half would have a serrated edge to give a flower shape.
  • Scoop out segments carefully, without injuring the shells.
  • Scrape insides of shells lightly with a blunt knife if required.
  • Extract juice from segments, strain and keep aside.
  • Keep shells aside in a covered box in fridge till required.
  • Put water to boil, 1 tbsp sugar, stir in jelly crystals, dissolve.
  • Take off fire, cool a little, add lemon juice, rind, orange juice and cool to room temperature.
  • Put mixture into fridge, till thick but not set.
  • Whip cream and sugar till soft peaks form.
  • Put in icing bag with giant star nozzle, chill till required.
  • Pour thickened mixture into orange shells, arrange sturdily in tray.
  • Put in freezer till jelly sets firmly. Top jelly lillies with swirl of whipped cream before serving.
  • Serve each lily as an individual helping with an appropriate spoon to scoop jelly.