Friday 19 June 2009

Fresh fruit dessert

Fresh fruit is always a treat, and healthy too.
This apples with limes and oranges recipe is a nice dessert. To serve 4 -
Prep Time: 15 minutes
4 golden delicious apples
3 tablespoons light brown sugar
An organically grown lime
An organically grown orange
A packet of vanilla-laced powdered sugar
A sprig of mint
A pinch of salt


Squeeze the lime and the orange, and combine the juices. Add half the brown sugar, a pinch of salt, and mix well.
Peel and core the apples, then slice them crosswise into thin rounds and put them on a serving dish.
Sprinkle them with the remaining brown sugar, and the citrus juices. Set the dish in the refrigerator, and let it chill for 2 hours.

In the meantime, wash the mint and pat the leaves dry. Remove the zest from the lime and the orange using a paring knife or a potato peeler, and julienne it.

Serve the fruit - dust it with the powdered sugar and garnish it with the zest and the mint leaves.

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