Dried fruit conserve

Recipe from: 12/21/2000 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 11
Servings 0
Time

Ingredients

  • 125
    g
    soft dried apricots
  • 100
    ml
    freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 90
    ml
    butter
  • 250
    ml
    raisins
  • 250
    ml
    golden sultanas
  • 125
    ml
    currants
  • 45
    ml
    sugar
  • 2
    long strips orange peel
  • 1
    cinnamon stick, halved
  • 2
    whole cloves
  • 10
    ml
    brandy
 

Method

 
Soak the apricots in a little heated orange juice until plump. Drain and halve. Melt the butter and when hot add the apricots, raisins, sultanas, currants and sugar. Sauté gently until the fruit just begins to brown. Add the orange peel, cinnamon stick, cloves, remaining orange juice and brandy and stir until the liquid has reduced and starts to caramelise. Remove from the heat and spoon into small ramekins. Allow to cool. Serve with a selection of cheeses, biscuits and port.
 

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