Caramelized Lychee


Caramelized lychee is sweet and the hint of cinnamon gives it a great touch. Roasted in the oven, your dessert is ready in just 10 minutes!

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Caramelized lychee
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2016-01-22, this recipe is for 2 people and takes 15 minutes.

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Updated at: 13-07-2023

15 minutes 2 people Desserts
Caramelized lychee


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  • about 15 lychees
  • 1 tablespoon of butter at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • half a teaspoon of ground cinnamon
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  • Oven dish
  • Oven
  • Paring knife

Caramelized Lychee

15 minutes 2 people Desserts

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Preparation – 5 minutes

Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees celsius or 350 degrees fahrenheit. Peel all the lychees, you can use a paring knife to make it easier. You can now remove the pit, but we thought they look more presentable if the lychee is still intact.

If you find peeling the lychees is too troublesome, you can just use factory peeled (canned) lychees. The biggest downside to this is that the lychees are less tasty.

Combine the peeled lychee with butter, cinnamon and honey.  

Caramelized lychee
Caramelized lychee

Finishing the caramelized lychee – 10 minutes

Place the oven dish in the oven and roast for about 10 minutes. You'll notice the honey and butter will caramelize a bit and the smell is absolutely amazing.

That's it, a really really delicious and easy dessert. Combine with ice cream and whipped cream or serve as they are.

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