Sunday, 14 September 2008


Ihad my wonderful soon-to-be-ex boss, his lovely wife and their two adorable girls over for dinner last night. Mr G made the ORANGE AND POPPY SEED CAKE (click on the link for the recipe) for dessert and I made an ORANGE SAUCE to go with the cake. I can’t remember where I got the recipe from but it is really nice and if I may say so, a hit with last night’s dessert.

Here is how I made it.

1 cup freshly squeezed oranges (about 3 large oranges) – strained
¼ cup sugar
¼ orange liqueur – I used Cointreau™

In a saucepan, combine all ingredients and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and whilst stirring constantly, reduce the ingredients to a syrup like consistency.

Remove from heat and allow to cool. Pour over desserts such as ORANGE AND POPPY SEED CAKE, ice cream or pancakes.

PS: You could omit the orange liqueur and add 1 to 2 drops of orange essence instead and up the sugar by a tablespoon.


Sayang Suhana said...

VG...datang rumah Ana skejap...amek note..

VG said...

Thank you for your note Ana. I much appreciate it.

HK said...

VG, I made this cake earlier without the sauce , now I have to make again as it is soooooooooo good ! Best Orange Poppy seed cake I have eaten, thanks for the recipe

VG said...


Glad you liked the cake. You will loooove the sauce too. It is really yummy. Try it on vanilla ice-cream - divine!