Whipped Ricotta Toast With Candied Blood Oranges

Whipped Ricotta Toast With Candied Blood Orange Slices

Walking around my local farmers market, I stumbled upon some blood oranges and immediately knew I was buying them.  What I was going to do with them next, well, that was another story.  Every year, I plan on buying blood oranges in season (right now!), and making all sorts of yumminess with them. That’s food blogger code for a super delicious recipe.  Inevitably, year after year, I end up not buying these blood oranges and said yummy recipes never happen.

Whipped Ricotta Toast With Candied Blood Orange Slices

Well, not this year! I wasn’t missing out on these gorgeous little beauties again.  No way! This stunner of recipe was a lot of fun and oh-so simple to throw together.  Along with the blood oranges, I picked up some really yummy bread and a little ricotta cheese along the way.  When I got home, Whipped Ricotta Toast With Candied Blood Oranges was born.  This recipe is what dreams are made of; super simple to make, yet so cool to serve.

Whipped Ricotta Toast With Candied Blood Orange Slices

This heavenly recipe for Whipped Ricotta Toast With Candied Blood Oranges brings together a creamy, whipped ricotta along with the sweetness of the candied blood orange slices and the crunchiness of the toast.  The candied blood oranges are not only sweet but the sugar syrup they simmer in provides a wonderful texture juxtaposed with the creamy-dreamy ricotta.  Not only is this recipe delicious, but it’s gorgeous as well.  Perfect for a sweet weekend treat or classy enough for your next gathering.

Whipped Ricotta Toast With Candied Blood Oranges
PREP TIME
5 mins
COOK TIME
40 mins
TOTAL TIME
45 mins
 

This heavenly recipe for Whipped Ricotta Toast With Candied Blood Oranges is not only delicious and oh-so simple, but it's gorgeous as well.  It's perfect for a sweet family treat or classy enough for your next gathering.

COURSE: Appetizer
CUISINE: American
SERVINGS: 1 Piece
CALORIES: 226 kcal
INGREDIENTS
  • Good Bread Sliced
  • 1 Blood Orange
  • Ricotta Cheese
  • Honey, Raw Drizzle
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Water
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Combine water and sugar and bring to a boil in a shallow pan.  Whisk continuously until sugar dissolves.  Turn heat down to a simmer.

  3. Add orange slices to the pan.  Turn slices over occasionally.  Simmer orange slices mixture until white parts of the orange slice turn translucent.  

  4. Meanwhile, in a bowl, whip the ricotta cheese until smooth and light.  Coat each slice of bread with the whipped ricotta and line on a pan.  Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until the bread is crispy.  

  5. After the oranges cool, top the ricotta toast with 1-2 orange slices.  Drizzle with honey.  Serve immediately.  

 

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