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Winter Fruit Compote Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Leslie Owle

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
c. sugar
1 c. champagne
2 ruby red grapefruits
2 oranges
maraschino cherries

Directions:
Directions:
1. Cook sugar in saucepan over medium heat, tilting occasionally, for 10 minutes or caramel colored. Remove from heat. Gradually pour champagne over sugar. Let stand for 5 minutes. LEAVE IT ALONE!!

2. Cook mix over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally for 15 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and cool for 30 minutes.

3. Combine fruit sections in a bowl. Pour mixture over fruit. Cover and chill 2-24 hours. Garnish with cherries.

 

 

 

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