Almond-Snow Fruit Boats
Fruit Ice cream
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:42:10 AM. Recipe ID 1120. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Almond-snow fruit boats
Categories: Fruits, Ice cream
Yield: 10 Servings
4 Apple; unpeeled, thin sliced
3 Banana; peeled, thin sliced
3 Pear; unpeeled, thin sliced
2 Pineapple; fresh (with tops)
2 Strawberry; halved, -tops
1 1/2 lb Grape; halved, seeded
1 pt Kumquat
1 1/2 c Whipping cream
1 1/2 c Powdered sugar; sifted
4 ts Vanilla
1/4 ts Almond extract
2 qt Ice; finely crushed
3/4 c Almonds; toasted & slivered
3/4 c Fresh orange juice
1/4 c Kirsch
Sprinkle bananas, apples and pears with fresh lemon juice. Cut
pineapples in half. Using curved serrated knife, hollow out pineapple
halves, leaving 1/2" shell (reserve shells and all juice). Discard
core. Cut pineapple into 1/4" cubes. Transfer to large bowl. Add
sliced fruit* and toss lightly. Cover and refrigerate up to 2 hours.
For ice cream: Blend cream, powdered sugar and extracts in large
bowl. Gradually fold in ice (or fresh clean snow) until mixture is
consistency of ice cream. Fold in nuts. Add reserved pineapple juice
to fruit. Blend in orange juice and kirsch. Spoon fruit into
pineapple shells. Top with ice cream. Serve immediately.
*Can substitute any fresh seasonal fruit and combination of purple
and green grapes and red and green apples.
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