A dried fruit compote recipe makes a delicious all-year round
healthy recipe dessert that will make a wonderful contribution to some of your other 4th of July recipes.
Dried fruit recipes are especially
tasty when served with a honey-sweetened custard.
You can use literally any dried fruit in the following fruit
dessert recipe, including dried figs, dried apricots or even
sultanas and raisins.
4th Of July Recipe - Compote Recipe
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
1 x 250g (9 oz) pkt mixed fruit
450 ml (3 qtr pint) water
Grated rind of small lemon
2 tbsp lemon juice
1-2 tbsp honey to taste
2-3 tbsp honey to taste
250 ml (8 fl oz) milk
1 tbsp toasted slivered almonds
Place dried fruit and water into a pan. Bring to boil then
lower heat and simmer fruit very gently, covered for 20 mins
until just tender
Stir in the lemon rind and juice and honey. Transfer to a
serving bowl, cover and chill
Make the custard - beat eggs with honey. Heat milk until
almost boiling then pour over eggs. Stir over gentle heat
until custard just coats back of spoon. Do not let mixture
boil. Pour into a bowl, cool, stirring occasionally then
cover and chill
When ready to serve, peel and slice bananas and add to fruit
compote. Whisk custard sauce, pour into a bowl and sprinkle
with the almonds
nutritional information for
Dried Fruit - 4th Of July Recipe
This dried fruit recipe is packed with vitamin C and is
a good source of fibre
You can also add some fresh berries such as blueberries, which
are anti-oxidant-rich foods
Serving Suggestion Tips:
You may use sugar instead of honey to sweeten your dried
fruit dessert recipe should you prefer
You could serve the fruit compote with chilled cream rather
than honey custard
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and is not intended to replace your seeking medical advice. You
must consult your doctor over all your health concerns.
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