Almond-Snow Fruit Boats * Recipe
4 apple, unpeeled, thin sliced
3 banana, peeled, thin sliced
3 pear, unpeeled, thin sliced
2 pineapple, fresh (with tops)
2 strawberry, halved, -tops
1 1/2 lb grape, halved, seeded
1 pt kumquat
1 1/2 cup whipping cream
1 1/2 cup powdered sugar, sifted
4 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp almond extract
2 qt ice, finely crushed
3/4 cup almonds, toasted & slivered
3/4 cup fresh orange juice
1/4 cup kirsch
Sprinkle bananas, apples and pears with fresh lemon juice. Cut
pineapples in half. Using curved serrated knife, hollow out pineapple
halves, leaving 1/2" shell (reserve shells and all juice). Discard
core. Cut pineapple into 1/4" cubes. Transfer to large bowl. Add
sliced fruit* and toss lightly. Cover and refrigerate up to 2 hours.
For ice cream: Blend cream, powdered sugar and extracts in large
bowl. Gradually fold in ice (or fresh clean snow) until mixture is
consistency of ice cream. Fold in nuts. Add reserved pineapple juice
to fruit. Blend in orange juice and kirsch. Spoon fruit into
pineapple shells. Top with ice cream. Serve immediately.
*Can substitute any fresh seasonal fruit and combination of purple
and green grapes and red and green apples.
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