Orange Marmalade Sauce

March 1998

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Orange lovers rejoice! This tangy-sweet sauce is delicious over pancakes, waffles—even vanilla frozen yogurt.

Orange Marmalade Sauce

Makes: About 2 cups

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  • 3 cups orange juice
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Bring orange juice to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat to medium and cook, uncovered, until reduced by half, 20 to 30 minutes. Add marmalade and brown sugar; return to a simmer, whisking until smooth.
  2. Mix cornstarch with water in a small bowl; add to sauce and cook, whisking, until slightly thickened, about 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in butter and vanilla . Let cool slightly; serve warm.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 days.


Per tablespoon: 32 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 8 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 4 mg sodium; 55 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (20% daily value).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate

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