Honey-spiced Oranges


4 oranges, peeled, with pit removed

  • 125ml (1/2 cup) honey
  • 60ml (1/4 cup) fresh lemon juice
  • 6 cardamom pods, lightly crushed
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 2 x 7cm cinnamon sticks
  • Greek-style natural yoghurt, to serve



  1. Use a small sharp knife to thinly slice the oranges, reserving any juice.
  2. Place the honey, lemon juice, cardamom, cloves and cinnamon in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer and cook for 2 minutes or until the mixture thickens slightly. Remove from heat.
  3. Add the orange slices and any reserved orange juice to the honey mixture and stir to combine. Transfer to a bowl. Cover with plastic wrap. Place in the fridge for 1 hour to cool.
  4. Divide the orange mixture among serving bowls. Serve with the yoghurt.