Brandied Fruit Salad
|Strained lemon juice||3 Tablespoon|
|Pitted fresh cherries||1⁄2 Pound (Queen Anne)|
|Seedless white grapes||1⁄2 Pound|
|Honeydew melon||1 Small|
|Confectioners sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Sauterne||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Brandy||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Combine lemon juice and 3 tablespoons cold water in large salad bowl.
Peel, core, and dice apples and pears.
Place in lemon-juice mixture; turn to coat well.
Let stand 20 minutes.
Peel oranges; separate into skinless segments.
Combine oranges, cherries, and grapes with apple mixture.
Peel and slice melon into narrow strips.
Add to other fruits.
Sift sugar over fruits.
Mix sauterne and brandy; pour over fruits.
Chill overnight; serve in individual bowls.