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Honey Jellied Fruit

INGREDIENTS:

1 tablespoons honey
250g sugar
1 orange and 1 lemon peel
1 small cinnamon stick
750ml water
250ml white wine
50g powdered gelatin
An assortment of soft fruit including:
strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc

METHOD:

  1. Layer the fruit in serving glasses, making sure there are contrasting colours separating the fruit.
  2. Meanwhile, place the honey, sugar, water, wine, fruit peels and cinnamon stick into a pot and bring the mixture to the bowl.
  3. Allow the mixture to simmer for 30 minutes. Remove it from the heat and strain the liquid.
  4. Soak the gelatin in a little cold water to soften it.
  5. Pour the hot liquid over the gelatin and stir until all the gelatin has dissolved.
  6. Pour the liquid over the fruit in the glasses and refrigerate for a few hours to solidify.
  7. Decorate the fruit jelly with a sprig of fresh mint.