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Flamed Fruit Salad

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Ingredients
  Fresh fruits 1 Cup (16 tbs) (firm, a selection of apple, banana, cherries and orange, Clementine, pear, peach, strawberries and grapes)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), flaked
  Rum 3 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Chop the fruits into small pieces and prepare them for cooking.
2) In a bowl put all the fruits and mix these together.
3) Grate lemon and squeeze out juice.
4) Add lemon juice to fruits.

MAKING
5) In a saucepan, put the butter and sugar.
6) Heat without stirring, until the sugar caramelizes and becomes light brown.
7) This will take about 5 minutes.
8) To the fruits, add the grated lemon rind and almonds.
9) Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the caramel and nuts are golden brown.
10) Remove pan from the heat.
11) Add juices from mixed fruits and stir until caramel becomes a smooth syrup.
12) Add the fruit and heat through for about 5 minutes, turning the mixture over frequently to distribute the syrup.
13) Remove the pan from heat.
14) In a metal ladle, warm rum then set alight and pour over fruit.

SERVING
15) Serve the flamed fruit salad immediately with whipped cream or ice cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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