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Plantation Fruit Compote

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Plantation Fruit Compote! A yummy dessert that entices you taste buds with it delightful fruity flavors! Try this wonderful Plantation Fruit Compote recipe and watch your guests get addicted to it!
Ingredients
  Watermelon 1⁄2 Large
  Pineapple 1
  Fresh coconut 1
  Canned lychees 1
  Castor sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lychee syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Light rum 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice/1 small can coconut syrup 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Cut watermelon into thick slices, remove white rind and skin and cut pink flesh into chunks, removing any seeds.
Cut skin from pineapple, cut in two lengthwise, then into thin wedges.
Split coconut (best done by first making a hole in the eyes, draining coconut milk, then throwing coconut on stone surface) and cut thin strips of coconut from the shell.
Drain lychees, reserving syrup.
Arrange watermelon, pineapple, fresh coconut and lychees in large bowl, cover with foil and chill well.
When ready to serve combine castor sugar, lychee syrup, rum and lemon juice and drizzle over fruit.
If using coconut syrup, simply drizzle this over the fruit.
Serves 8-10.
Note: Coconut syrup from Samoa is available in cans at many health food shops.
It goes well with fresh tropical fruits or simply spooned over ice cream.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Servings: 
2

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