Amaretto Fruit

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Total Time
2hrs 25mins
25 mins
2 hrs

Saved from an old issue of Midwest Living magazine. Sounds like a perfect summer dessert. Cooking time is chilling time in refrigerator.

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  • 13 cup sugar
  • 14 cup water
  • 14 cup honey
  • 3 -4 tablespoons Amaretto
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 cups mixed fruit, cut-up (watermelon, honeydew, cantaloupe, seedless grapes, pineapple, peaches, etc)


  1. For syrup: In a small saucepan, stir together the sugar, water and honey. Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Set the mixture aside to cool.
  2. Stir in the amaretto and lemon juice. Place fruit in a large mixing bowl. Pour syrup over fruit. Cover and chill for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
  3. Serve over ice cream or top with whipped cream and toasted almonds or pecans.