If you have a penchant for dried fruit, you 'll love this salad. The fruits are plumped in a hot apple/cinnamon juice overnight, then served with slices of fresh fruit and a sweet orange marmalade sauce.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 8 prunes pitted prunes
- 1/4 cup dried apricots
- 1 cup apple juice
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 1/2 teaspoon whole cloves
- 1 banana, peeled and sliced
- 1 large orange, peeled, sectioned, and cut into bite-size
- 1 apple, cored and chopped
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 3 tablespoons orange marmalade
- 1/4 cup chopped pecans
Combine prunes, apricots, apple juice, cinnamon stick, and cloves in saucepan. Bring to a boil, remove from heat and let soak overnight in refrigerator.
Remove the dried fruit and divide the prunes, apricots, banana, orange and apple among 4 dishes. Strain apple juice and add orange juice and orange marmalade. Mix together and pour over fruit. Top with chopped pecans.