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Sweet Citrus Salad with Mexican Vanilla Bean Simple Syrup

Oranges in Mexican Vanilla Syrup | Lola's Cocina

Today is Día de las Madres (Mother’s Day) in Mexico, which is why I’m sharing one of my favorite dessert recipes inspired by all of the madres dulces throughout the world. I first came across Tori Avey’s version of this sweet citrus medley made with rosemary simple syrup and was immediately hooked. Since I have to put my own spin on everything, I adapted her recipe and created a simple syrup infused with Mexican vanilla beans. The combination of different oranges and vanilla is magical.

This is my go-to recipe whenever I make dessert for a crowd and the exotic flavors from the fresh citrus, pistachios, dates, and homemade vanilla syrup always have everyone’s taste buds begging for more. Even after a heavy meal, there’s always room for a dessert this delicious and light. ¡Feliz Día de las Madres! Read More…