Fruit Cocktail With Almond and Poppy Seed Syrup

Time 35 minutes
Yields Serves 6
Fruit Cocktail With Almond and Poppy Seed Syrup

Almond and poppy seed syrup


Heat the orange juice, water, sugar and honey in a saucepan. Bring to a boil for 1 minute and remove from heat. Let the syrup cool. Add the poppy seeds.



Hull the strawberries and dice into 1/2-inch pieces. Set aside.


Using a sharp paring knife, peel and section the oranges and grapefruit, reserving the juice, and removing the white pith and the membranes between the sections. Cut the slices into thirds and place them into a bowl. Add the juice to the syrup.


Peel and dice the pineapple into 1/2-inch pieces. Peel and dice the kiwis into 1/2-inch pieces. Add the pineapple and kiwi to the bowl, then pour the syrup over the fruit. Stir lightly and chill the fruit for 30 minutes.


Just before serving, add the strawberries to the bowl of fruit.


Arrange the fruit with syrup in individual glass serving bowls. Garnish with mint.

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