*Official name: Democratic Republic of the Congo *Motto: "Justice-Peace-Work" *Capital: Kinshasa *Official Languages: French *Government: Unitary semi-presidential republic *Area: 905,355 sq mi *Population: (2015 estimate) 81,680,000 *Currency: Congolese franc (CDF) *Time Zone: WAT and CAT *Drives on the: right *International code: CD (data from Wikipedia)
For the Democratic Republic of the Congo, I made Sweet Oranges Congo. A delicious dessert that is so simple, you don't even have to cook anything. Make with orange juice or brandy, depending on your preference.
Sweet Oranges Congo
- 4 california oranges, cut in 1 inch slices then in 1/2-inch squares
- 1 cup chopped dates
- 1⁄2 cup chopped peanuts
- 1⁄3 cup apricot brandy or Curacao or orange juice
- 1/2 cup coconut
1. Blend all together oranges, dates, peanuts and liquid.
2. Divide coconut into 8 dessert sauce dishes. Make a hole in the center of the coconut so that it forms a rim. Fill centers with ORANGES CONGO, dividing above mixture evenly. Add more brandy or orange juice if the mixture is not moist enough.
OPTIONAL:If you need a dessert in a hurry, prepare this dessert with canned mandarin oranges.
OPTIONAL: Another variation is to stuff baked apples with the above mixture when they are about half done.