12 things you didn’t know you could do with satsumas

Posted by Ella Buchan on 17 January 2017

Juice them

Satsuma juice has a lovely soft sweetness. Try juicing them with carrot and ginger for a morning pick-me-up.

Satsuma juice
Shutterstock via: Plateresca

Topsy-turvy cake

Satsumas and clementines work wonderfully in this juicy upside-down cake.

Satsuma cake
Via: Lisa Bryan / downshiftology.com

Pair with prawns

Tangy, sweet satsumas brighten up this plate of pickled prawns.

Plate of satsumas and prawns
Via: saveur.com

Dip in chocolate

Turn satsuma segments into delectable treats by dipping them in melted choc and sprinkling them with desiccated coconut.

Satsumas dipped in chocolate
Via: myfussyeater.com

Just jam

The natural sweetness of satsumas means you don’t need to add much sugar with this jam recipe, which can be made with satsumas or clementines.

Satsuma jam
Via: theviewfromgreatisland.com

A twist on brownies

Add the zest and juice from satsumas to your usual brownie recipe.

Brownies with satsuma juice
Via: Homemade

Shake it up

Squeeze satsuma juice for a twist on classic cocktails such as the Old Fashioned, or make a simple syrup from satsumas or tangerines that can be used to add zesty sweetness to alcoholic and soft drinks.

Simple syrup from satsumas
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Get on the gammon

Use satsumas to make a sticky citrus glaze in this recipe for gammon. It’s a great take on the Sunday roast, and the leftovers would be wonderful in sandwiches and cubed up in salads.

Sticky citrus glaze from satsumas
Via: Homemade

Add zing to salads

Throw in segments to brighten up grainy salads, and use in place of oranges in recipes such as this steak and kale salad. They're also delicious with fennel as an accompaniment to grilled fish.

Satsumas in salads
Via: Homemade

Tart up tagine

Satsuma segments work beautifully in any version of this sweet and savoury Moroccan dish, especially with duck.

Tagine
Shutterstock via: Anjo Kan

Cheeky cheesecake

Slice up satsumas for this heavenly looking – and tasting – pud.

Cheesecake with satsumas
Via: Homemade

Perfect purée

This blend of satsuma juice, apple and mango makes great homemade baby food. It’s also delicious stirred into natural yoghurt – and not just for babies.

Satsumas purée
Via: Homemade

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