Stewed Fruits

Recipe: Stewed Fruits

Ingredients :

  • 1 lb Prunes; pitted
  • 8 oz Dried apricots
  • 8 oz Dried pears
  • 3 c ;Water
  • 1/2 c Sugar
  • 1/2 Vanilla bean
  • 2 Lemon zest strips, 2″ each
  • 2 tb Freshly squeezed lemon juice

Instructions :

  1. Stir all ingredients together in a large heavy saucepan. Bring the liquid to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce the heat to as low as possible and cook, covered, until the fruit is softened and tender, 2 hours.
  2. Stir the fruits occasionally while they cook. If you have a crockpot, stir all the ingredients together in it and cook until the fruit is tender, 6 to 8 hours.
  3. Serve the fruit warm or at room temperature.

Number of servings (yield): 8

Meal type: snack

Culinary tradition: German

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