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Cuisine: Christmas
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  • Large tin of peaches (in juice, not syrup)
  • Large tin of pineapple pieces (in juice, not syrup)
  • 2 tins of lychees
  • 1 tin of black cherries
  • 1 packet of prunes
  • 1 packet of dried apricots.
  • 1 cup of sugar
  1. Drain juices into a saucepan.
  2. Add sugar, bring to the boil, cool and add 1 cup of brandy.
  3. Refrigerate for 2 weeks before initial use, but it is known to keep for up to 6 months.
  4. Serve with ice cream, over Christmas pudding, with brandy custard or with your choice of topping.
Recipe by The Life of Clare at