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Kumquat and Lychee Cup     Veg  CD  DP  25mins plus chilling


Serves 4     Cold   Vegan  Vegetarian  Fruit  Alcohol  Dessert  Dairy Gluten Wheat Free  




400g/14oz tinned Lychees

275g/10oz Fresh Kumquats

75g/3oz Sugar

240ml/8fl.oz. Water

225g/8oz Fresh Raspberries

2 Bananas

Juice of 1 Orange

3 tbsp Kirsch




1. Place the sugar in a saucepan together with the water, bring to the boil and cook for 15 minutes. Add the kumquats, bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove the kumquats with a slotted spoon, reserving 120ml/4fl.oz of the syrup, and allow both the fruit and syrup to cool.


2. In a bowl, mix together the orange juice, reserved syrup and kirsch.


3. Peel and slice the banana then add to the bowl containing the orange mixture together with the rest of the fruit. Mix carefully then chill for 1 hour before serving.


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