Fruit Crush

After a heavy meal, this makes a light, refreshing turn around. It can be made with any berry that is available or stone fruit such as peaches. It is not difficult and can be started the day before.

  • 4 cups of fruit, hulled or peeled and cut in half
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 1/4 cup whole unblanched almonds
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp. milk
  • 2 tbsp. Amaretto
  • 2 tsp. slivered unblanched almonds, toasted, ¬†for garnish

Place the fruit in a plastic bag and freeze for about 2 hours.

Remove from the freezer and place half the contents in a blender. Add the ice, almonds, sugar, milk and liqueur. Blend this until there is enough room to add the reamaining fruit and blend until smooth.

Divide among 4 serving dishes and garnish with the slivered almonds and serve immediately.

Serve with a Citrus Lace Cookie or Madeleine

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