Citrus Fruit Salad with Orange Blossom Syrup


(Serves 4 - 6)

  • 1 large ruby grapefruit

  • 1 large yellow grapefruit

  • 2 oranges

  • 2 mandarins


Orange Blossom Syrup

  • ¾ cup caster sugar

  • ½ cup water

  • 1 vanilla pod, cut lengthways

  • 3 cardamom pods

  • ½ cup fresh orange juice

  • 2 teaspoons orange blossom water



To make the orange blossom syrup, place the sugar, water, vanilla and cardamom in a small saucepan over medium to high heat. Bring to the boil. Cook for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened.

STEP 2.    

Stir in the orange juice and orange blossom water. Bring back to boil. Cook for a further 6 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove and set aside to cool.

STEP 3.    

Meanwhile, peel and slice the fruit in to 1cm thick rounds. Arrange on a serving platter. Drizzle over syrup.