Spiced Orange Sauce

Fall and winter time calls for something spicy and sweet! And what better way to dress up your dessert than with a sauce. When it’s the festival and holiday season, it just seems right to lift up the mood with some dessert. And this spiced orange sauce is just perfect to go with a pudding or a cake. The flavour of spices infused in the sauce just makes it feel to so warm and welcoming!

Pair this orange sauce with a pudding or a cake!



  • Butter – 1/4 cup
  • Sugar – 1/2-3/4 cup (adjust as per sweetness of oranges)
  • Orange Juice – 1 cup (from 3 oranges)
  • Orange Rind – 1 tsp (from 1/2 orange)
  • Star Anise – 2, crushed coarsely
  • Cinnamon – 1/2 inch piece, crushed coarsely
  • Cloves – 4-5, crushed coarsely
  • Cornstarch – 1 tbsp (dissolve in a little water)

Step by Step Process

  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan.
  2. Add the sugar and orange juice to it along with the crushed spices. Keep mixing and let it simmer for a few minutes covered to infuse the flavour of the spices.
  3. Add the cornstarch mixed with a little water to the sauce along with the orange rind and let it come to a boil and thicken a little.
  4. The sauce should have a pouring consistency.
  5. This spiced orange sauce pairs well with bread pudding.

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  • […] And that’s how I tried out this Orange flavoured bread pudding which is infused with this Spiced Orange Sauce. I prefer letting the pudding soak in some of the sauce before I serve it and then pour more sauce […]

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