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La Bohème Fruit and Nut Fantasy - Francine Segan (DishandDine Cookbook Author Series)

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Check out Francine Segan, author of The Opera Lover's Cookbook, show us her recipe for La Bohème Dried Fruit and Nut Fantasy as part of the DishandDine Cookbook Author Video Series!
Ingredients
  Assorted dry fruits 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped if large (dates, figs, raisins, apricots etc)
  Assorted cookies 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped (amaretti, biscotti, gingersnaps etc)
  Assorted nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped (hazel nuts, walnuts, almonds etc)
  Assorted chocolates 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped (bittersweet chocolate, candy bars, white chocolate etc)
  Orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs), freshly squeezed
  Liqueur 1 Cup (16 tbs) (limoncello or amaretto) (Optional)
For serving
  Whipped cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (as required)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large bowl add all the dry ingredients i.e. dried fruits, cookies, nuts and chocolate. Mix them well.
2. Just before serving squeeze the juice of an orange into it and continue to mix (for adults pour liqeur and mix well).

SERVING
3. In a serving glass or bowl, serve the dessert garnished with whipped cream and little orange zest if desired.

TIPS
To serve it to the kids omit liqueur from the dessert.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Mixing
Restriction: 
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 438 Calories from Fat 196

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.4%

Saturated Fat 10 g50%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 20.7 mg6.9%

Sodium 106.3 mg4.4%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g18.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.8%

Sugars 39.2 g

Protein 5 g10.9%

Vitamin A 1.2% Vitamin C 25.8%

Calcium 7.3% Iron 2.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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