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Grapefruit & Cherry Compote

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Ingredients
  Pink grapefruit 4 1⁄4 Pound (5 Medium Sized)
  Dark sweet cherries 1 Pound, pitted
  Orange liqueur 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Honey 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
Directions

With a sharp knife, cut peel colored part only from one of the grapefruit.
Then cut peel into long, thin slivers, place in a 1 1/2- to 2-quart pan, and add 1 cup water.
Bring to a boil over high heat; drain.
Repeat with 1 more cup water.
Set drained peel aside in pan.
Cut peel and all white membrane from outsides of remaining 4 grapefruit.
Holding fruit over a bowl, cut between membrane to release segments into bowl.
Squeeze juice from membrane into bowl; discard membrane.
Drain off juice and reserve.
Add cherries, 1/4 cup of the liqueur, and 1 tablespoon of the sugar to grapefruit segments.
Mix gently.
Add reserved grapefruit juice, remaining 1 tablespoon sugar, and honey to drained grapefruit peel in pan.
Bring to a boil over high heat; boil, stirring often, until syrup is reduced to about 2 tablespoons about 5 minutes.
Stir in remaining liqueur.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cherry
Interest: 
Quick

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