Warm Winter Fruit Recipe


warm winter fruit recipe

Serves 8




1 c.

Light brown sugar, packed

1 tsp.

Ground ginger

1 tsp.

Ground cinnamon

2 tbsp.

Butter or margarine


Quinces (3/4 lb.) cut into 8 wedges

3 c.

Bartlett pears, peeled, sliced (about 1 ½ lb.)

3 c.

Granny Smith apples, peeled, sliced (about 2 lb.)


Freshly ground black pepper


Cinnamon and sugar mixture for garnish



      1. Combine first three ingredients in a small bowl; set aside.
      2. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
      3. Add quinces; cover and cook 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
      4. Add sugar and spice mixture, pears and apples; cover and cook 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
      5. Stir in pepper.
      6. Divide among 8 fruit nappies and garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon/sugar mixture, if desired.

NOTE: This dish will hold up for 3 days if refrigerated in an airtight container.  To serve, reheat over low heat.

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