November 10, 2017

FLAMBEED FRUITS

Ingredients:
Peach or apricot halves - 1 large can
Peach or apricot liqueur - 2 or 3 tbsp
Arrowroot or cornflour - 2 tsp
Almond macaroons or amoretti biscuits - 8-10
Brandy - 1/4 cup

Method:

  • Drain canned fruit, reserving syrup.
  • Put the fruit into a bowl and sprinkle with the liqueur. Cover and set aside.
  • Mix arrowroot or corn flour smoothly with a little of the syrup, heat remaining syrup in wok until simmering.
  • On low heat, stir in the arrowroot and stir constantly until thick and clear.
  • Add fruit and spoon sauce over until fruit is hot.
  • Crumble the macaroons and put into serving dish.
  • Arrange the fruits over the macaroons, heat brandy, ignite and pour over the fruits.
  • Serve flaming.
  • Pour cream may accompany the fruits if liked.


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