Serve this orange-flavored drink with Signet marigold sprigs to accompany summer snacks.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

cook:
10 mins
total:
25 mins
prep:
15 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
Makes 1-2/3 cups syrup
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large saucepan combine water and sugar. Add orange slices. Bring to boiling, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in marigold sprigs. Cover; steep for 3 minutes. Strain syrup with a fine mesh sieve; discard sprigs. Cool syrup completely. Cover and refrigerate.

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  • For each serving, pour about 1/4 cup syrup and 1/2 cup carbonated water into a glass filled with ice cubes. (For a less sweet beverage, add additional carbonated water to taste). Float additional marigold sprigs in each glass. Makes 6 servings (1 2/3 cups syrup).

Nutrition Facts

173 calories; carbohydrates 45g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 43g; vitamin a 97.2IU; vitamin c 27.2mg; niacin equivalents 0.2mg; folate 16.1mcg; sodium 34mg; potassium 99mg; calcium 30.3mg.
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