Recipe for Greek Style Stewed Fruit in Wine and Honey

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This recipe uses a variety of fruits such as apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots, cherries, and figs. Use whatever is fresh. Just clean, slice, and wash the fruits accordingly. For example, the cherries can be left whole but you’ll want to remove the stems. Pears and apples can be cored and sliced. Figs, apricots, peaches, and nectarines can be pitted and sliced.

Greek Style Stewed Fruit in Wine and Honey (Frouta Glykisma) Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 cups sweet red wine, such as Mavrodaphne
  • 1/2 cup Greek honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3 cups sliced mix fruit (see above)

How to Prepare Stewed Fruit in Wine and Honey:

Pour the wine into a sauce pan and set the heat to medium. Stir in the honey and continue to heat the mixture until the honey dissolves.

Stir in the vanilla extract, cinnamon stick, and fruit. Bring the mixture to a boil with the pan uncovered. Reduce it to a simmer on low after the mixture boils. Continue to simmer, covered, until the fruit is soft.

Arrange the fruit on a serving platter. Pour the thickened wine over the fruit. Serve hot or cold.

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