|4||Wild ducks; cleaned|
|2||tb||Butter or margarine; melted|
|Lemon slices (optional)|
|2/3||c||Brown sugar; firmly packed|
|2||tb||Grated orange rind|
|Dash of salt|
Place ducks, breast side up, on a rack in a large roasting pan, folding neck skin under. Combine salt, pepper, and flour; stir well. Sprinkle ducks with flour mixture. Combine water, butter, and onion; pour into roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, at 400 degrees for 1 hour or until drumsticks and thighs move easily. Garnish with lemon slices, if desired. Serve with Orange Sauce.
Orange Sauce directions: Combine all ingredients in a saucepan; cook over medium heat until thickened. Yield: 2 cups.
"An Evening at Dunleith Mansion" _Company's Coming!_ Southern Living/Southern Heritage Oxmoor House, 1983 ISBN 0-8487-0603-X Typos by Jeff Pruett