Saturday, May 31, 2008

Flambe Fruit

An oldie but a goodie

  • 1 Small pineapple
  • 1/2 papaw
  • 1 mango
  • 2 Kiwi fruit
  • 1 punnet strawberries
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4lb butter
  • 1/2 cup Orange and Mango juice
  • 2 tblspns brandy or rum
  • 2 tblspns orange liqueur

peel pineapple and remove eyes, cut into chunks. Peel paw paw and remove seeds, cut into chunks. Peel and slice mango. Peel and slice kiwi fruit and remove hulls from strawberries.

Cook brown sugar and butter over low heat in a heavy fry pan, stirring all the time until sugar dissolves. Continue cooking until mixture bubbles.

Stir in juice, cook over moderate heat until mixture has reduced by half. add brandy and liqueur. do not stir. Cook for 1 minute and then set alight.

Stir in fruit and coat well with syrup. Cook fruit until heated through.

Serve with whipped cream