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                  AUTUMN FRUITS WITH SHERRY SABAYON SAUCE
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Fruits                           Desserts
                 Sauces
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----SAUCE-----
    3       ea           Egg yolks
    2       tb           Sugar
      2/3   c            Sherry
      2/3   c            Whipping cream
    1       t            Orange peel, grated
                         -----FRUIT-----
    1       ea           Cantaloupe
    8       ea           Figs, fresh -OR-
    2       pt           Strawberries
    2       c            Green grapes
      1/2   c            Almonds, sliced
 
   Seed cantaloupe; cut into thin slices and peel.  Cut figs into wedges or
   halve strawberries.
   
   Whisk yolks and sugar to blend in top of stainless steel double boiler.
   Gradually whisk in half of sherry. Set over simmering water and whisk until
   mixture holds shape for 3 seconds when drizzled from whisk, about 5
   minutes.  Remove from over water and refrigerate until cool, whisking
   occasionally.  Beat cream until soft peaks form. Fold into sabayon with
   remaining sherry and orange peel. Can be prepared 6 hours ahead and
   chilled.
   
   To serve, arrange cantaloupe slices around center of plates. Combine figs
   or strawberries and grapes and mound in center. Spoon sauce over and
   sprinkle with toasted almonds.
   
   from _Bon Appetit_, October 1987.
   
   MM by Sylvia Steiger, GEnie THE.STEIGERS, CI$ 71511,2253, GT Cookbook echo
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