Preheat oven to 350. Combine 1/2 c sugar and water, bring to boil in saucepan and cook without stirring until mixture is dark amber color. Quickly pour into 6 custard cups. Set aside to cool. Slowly bring milk, cinnamon stick and orange rind to boil in saucepan. Remove from heat and let stand 10 min. When cool, remove the cinnamon stick and orange rind. Beat eggs, egg ylks, remianin 1/2 cup sugar and liqueur. Whisk into milk and ix well;strain.
Spoon into cups. Cover each with piece of foil. Place in baking pan with enough water to come 1/2 way up cups. Bake 30 minutes until tester comes out clean. Cool on rack. Unmold onto dessert plates. Garnish with orange slices. Roxanne Zess tvmt98a