Norwegian Winter Fruit Salad
1 tsp. grated orange zest
1 cup orange juice
⅓ cup honey
1 lemon, scrubbed, thinly sliced and seeded
1 cinnamon stick
12 dried apricots, diced
½ cup dried cherries
1 tart apple, peeled, cored and chopped
1 ½ cups fresh pineapple chunks
- Stir together orange zest, orange juice, honey, lemon and cinnamon stick in a nonreactive saucepan. Stir in apricots and dried cherries, and heat over medium-low heat. When mixture simmers, remove it from heat, and set it aside to cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes.
- Place fruit mixture into a large bowl, and stir in apple, pineapple and brandy. Serve immediately, or chill before serving.