*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Champagne Fruit Bowl
 
 Recipe By     : Better Homes and Gardens - June 1997
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Not Sent
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4                    apples and/or pears, cored -- cut up
      1/4  c             orange juice
    2      tbsp          lemon juice
    4      c             assorted summer fruits such as:
                         strawberries -- halved
                         melon balls
                         nectarines -- sliced
                         peaches
                         plums
                         seedless grapes
    3      tbsp          sugar
    2      tsp           finely shredded orange peel
    1      187 ml        bottle champagne -- chilled
      1/3  c             sliced almonds -- toasted
 
 In a large bowl combine cut-up apples and/or pears withthe orange juice
 and lemon juice; toss gently to prevent fruit from discoloring.  Add
 remaining fruit, the sugar and shredded orange peel; toss again.  Cover
 and refrigerate fruit mixture for up to 2 hours.
 
 Just before serving, stir in chilled champagne; sprinkle with toasted
 almonds, if desired.  
 
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