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Marinated Fruit with Fresh Herbs - Recipe

A nice way to dress up any brunch menu. Marinated Fruit with Fresh Herbs is an easy recipe that is made ahead of time and is then ready to serve when needed. The marinated fruit's flavor is sure to pair nicely with your brunch menu.
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Marinated Fruit with Fresh Herbs Recipe
  • Combine water, orange peel, sugar and ginger in a small pan.
  • Bring mixture to a boil. Boil for 45 seconds.
  • Reduce heat to low, cover and continue cooking 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Uncover, turn off heat and add orange liqueur, honey and orange juice. Allow to cool.
  • Place prepared fruit into a 10 cup container. Pour cooled orange juice mixture over prepared fruit.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight or a minimum of 2 hours.
  • Serve chilled or at room temperature. Garnish as desired with a sprig of mint, an edible flower or something similar.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Container: sauce pan and 10 cup or larger covered container
Servings: 8
-1/2 cup water
-1 tablespoon finely shredded orange peel
-1 tablespoon sugar
-1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
-1/2 cup orange liqueur
-1/3 cup juice from 1 medium orange (approximately 1/3 cup)
-1/4 cup honey
-6 cups to 8 cups fresh fruit of your choice, cut into large bite sized pieces
- Fruit suggestions: Melons, kiwis, pears, apples, grapes, mangos, oranges, strawberries.