Oranges filled with jelly sound delicious! And “The effect is very pretty.” Note the reference to Florida orange jelly.
If you do a quick internet search, you come up with oranges filled with jello, but I don’t think it’s necessarily what they were going for. That said, I’m sure the modern twist is probably easier!
For a contemporary take on oranges (and the difference between California and Florida oranges), check out this Naval Orange post from My Favorite Pastime.
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Source: Miss Corson’s Practical American Cookery and Household Management, 1886.