Recipes and Cooking Orange-Spiced Corned Beef with Dried Fruit 3.7 (6) Mixed dried fruit, orange juice, molasses, and spices dress up plain-Jane corned beef with lively new flavor in this main-dish recipe. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 8 hrs Total Time: 8 hrs 15 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 2.5-3 pound corned beef brisket 1 7 ounce package mixed dried fruit ½ cup dried cranberries 2 tablespoon quick-cooking tapioca ½ cup orange juice ½ cup water 1 tablespoon mild-flavored molasses ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg Directions Trim fat from meat. If necessary, cut meat to fit into a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. If a seasoning packet is present, discard it. Place meat in the cooker. Cut any large pieces of mixed dried fruit into quarters. Sprinkle mixed dried fruit, dried cranberries, and tapioca over meat in cooker. In a small bowl, combine orange juice, the water, molasses, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Pour over mixture in cooker. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours. Remove meat from cooker. Thinly slice meat across the grain. Arrange meat slices on a serving platter. Spoon fruit mixture over meat. Makes 6 servings. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 617 Calories 36g Fat 38g Carbs 35g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 617 % Daily Value * Total Fat 36g 46% Saturated Fat 12g 60% Cholesterol 185mg 62% Sodium 2151mg 94% Total Carbohydrate 38g 14% Protein 35g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.