*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                    Chilled Fruit Soup With Spiked Nuts
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  cup           sugar
    3      ounces        champagne
      1/2  gallon        seasonal fruit juice
      1/2  cup           honeydew flesh -- diced
      1/2  cup           cantaloupe flesh -- diced
      1/4  cup           watermelon flesh -- small parisienne
      1/4  cup           seedless grapes -- cut into quarters
    1                    plum -- pitted, thinly
                         -- sliced
    4      ounces        vodka
    2      ounces        tequila
    4      ounces        orange juice
                         cinnamon -- to taste
                         nutmeg -- to taste
    6                    honeydew rings -- thinly sliced
 
 Combine sugar and champagne in saucepan; stir to dissolve.  Add fruit juice;
 heat to boiling.  Reduce heat; simmer for 15 minutes.  Strain through
 cheesecloth; refrigerate until chilled.  Place honeydew, cantaloupe,
 watermelon, grapes and plums in bowl.  Combine vodka, tequila, orange juice,
 cinnamon and nutmeg; pour over fruits.  Marinate 15 minutes.  Place marinated
 fruit in chilled soup cup; place honeydew ring over fruit.  Ladle chilled
 fruit broth into cup.  Suggested accompaniments include quick breads such as
 coconut-banana bread.  NOTES History: Chilled Fruit Soup with Spiked Fruits
 was the second course of the four course Summer Luncheon menu prepared by the
 Team USA Southeast for the IKA cold food competition at Frankfurt.
 
 Posted To Fabfood August 1998~Busted With 2.0 <melizajane@aol.com>
 
 
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