225g (8 oz) dried mixed fruit: pears, apple rings, figs, prunes etc
600ml (1 pint) cold Earl Grey tea
300ml (½ pint) clear apple juice
1 tbsp runny honey
This can be served warm or cold – depending upon the weather!
Place all the ingredients in a pan with a tight-fitting lid.
2, 3 and 4-oven AGA
Bring to the boil and transfer to the Simmering Oven for 30-40 minutes until the fruit is plump and tender
Bring almost to the boil and then slowly simmer until the fruit is plump and tender, at least 30 minutes. Variation: use a plainer tea and add a cinnamon stick.
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