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Winter Fruit Salad

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Winter Fruit Salad as the name suggest it is a dessert for icy winters. The Lemon flavour gives the Winter Fruit Salad a tangy and bracing taste.
  Pitted prunes 12 (Stoned)
  Dried figs 6
  Dried apricots 7 Ounce
  Golden raisins 1 Ounce (Sultanas)
  Superfine sugar 1⁄4 Pound
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Apples 2
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Slivered almonds 1 Ounce

Rinse the dried fruits under plenty of cold running water.
Pat dry on kitchen paper.
Put in a casserole.
Add 2 1/2 cups (500 ml/18 fl oz) of water, 3 oz(75g/3oz)of sugar and 3 (2) tablespoons of lemon juice.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 14 minutes.
Peel and core the apples, and cut in thick slices.
Put in a dish with the remaining sugar and lemon juice and the cinnamon.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes.
Drain the dried fruit, reserving the cooking liquid, and put in a salad bowl.
Add the apples.
Pour the cooking liquid from the dried fruit and the apples into a bowl and reduce by half in the microwave, oven for about 5 minutes on HIGH.
Pour over the fruit and leave to cool.

Recipe Summary

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Winter, Everyday

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1674 Calories from Fat 135

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.8%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 42.8 mg1.8%

Total Carbohydrates 399 g132.9%

Dietary Fiber 38.9 g155.6%

Sugars 318.3 g

Protein 18 g37%

Vitamin A 168% Vitamin C 79.9%

Calcium 36.8% Iron 50.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Winter Fruit Salad Recipe