Dried fruits, red wine, spices, nuts and matzo meal are the signatures that create a classic dessert.
2 bags (8 ounces each) dried mixed fruit
2/3 cup sugar
2 cinnamon sticks
1 1/2 cups water
3/4 cup red wine or water
2/3 cup matzo cake meal
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup finely chopped almonds
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
3 tablespoon butter or margarine, softened
Sweetened whipped cream, if desired
Prep Time: 25 min
Total Time: 45 min
Makes: 8 servings
Variation: Enjoy dessert for breakfast by layering this yummy fruit crisp with low-fat vanilla yogurt in a parfait glass.
Any dried fruit can be substituted for the mixed fruit.
Nutrition Information: 1 Serving: Calories 370 (Calories from Fat 60); Total Fat 7g (Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 45mg; Total Carbohydrate 73g (Dietary Fiber 5g, Sugars 52g); Protein 3g
Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 4%; Iron 8%
Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of Betty Crocker - © 2010 ®/TM General Mills.