candied fruit

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Noun1.candied fruit - fruit cooked in sugar syrup and encrusted with a sugar crystals
confiture - preserved or candied fruit
crystallized ginger - strips of gingerroot cooked in sugar syrup and coated with sugar
candied citrus peel - strips of citrus peel cooked in a sugar syrup
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Macrons glaces, candied fruit, and a bag of oranges.
It was not alone that the scales descending on the counter made a merry sound, or that the twine and roller parted company so briskly, or that the canisters were rattled up and down like juggling tricks, or even that the blended scents of tea and coffee were so grateful to the nose, or even that the raisins were so plentiful and rare, the almonds so extremely white, the sticks of cinnamon so long and straight, the other spices so delicious, the candied fruits so caked and spotted with molten sugar as to make the coldest lookers-on feel faint and subsequently bilious.
A Nutella smothered pizza, it is covered in candied fruit and M&Ms - need we say any more?
Made from corn, rye and barley malt, Buffalo Trace's bourbon whiskey ages in new oak barrels for years, giving this spirit a rich and complex taste, with hints of vanilla, toffee and candied fruit.
Tasting Notes: Big, dark candied fruit accompanies intense floral aromas of lilac and gardenia.
Cakes can also be filled with fruit preserves or dessert sauces (like pastry cream), iced with buttercream or other icings, and decorated with marzipan, piped borders, or candied fruit.
A lovely nose of orange marmalade and caramel sweetness gives way to clementine candied fruit on the palate, but it's the freshness and brisk acidity that stops the wine becoming cloying.
While they are less sweet and smoother than ordinary candied fruit, these semi-candied mixes have preserved all the aroma, colour, texture and vitamin content found in fresh produce.
Breezy and zesty with dried candied fruit aromas and a salty, lemony mouthfeel, this would be a great choice with calamari and garlic prawns.
For a sweet ending, try the casatta Siciliana, a well balanced cocktail of ricotta cheese and candied fruit.
New desserts in Opera include Apple Tarte with Rum Raisin Ice Cream and Caramel Sauce; Summer Fruit Ravioli with Limoncello Sorbet; and Sicilian Cannoli with Ricotta Cheese and Candied Fruit.
Almonds coated in gold and candied fruit from Paris soaked for many months that cost 100 dollars per pound, are sprinkled upon the delicious frozen vanilla cream.