Made with a variety of orchard fruits, this fruit salad is heightened by a lemon verbena, mint and Grand Marnier®-based syrup which enhances the fruit’s flavour. A simple and quick dessert, this fruit salad is very refreshing and can be enjoyed year round.
- 16 oz water
- 5 oz sugar
- 2 oz lemon juice
- Zest of 1 orange
- Zest of 1 lemon
- 2 fresh mint leaves
- ¼ tsp. dried lemon verbena or 4 bags lemon verbena herbal tea
- 2½ oz Grand Marnier® Cordon Rouge liqueur
- Bring the sugar and water to the boil.
Add the lemon verbena, mint and citrus zests.
Let infuse 10 minutes. Add the lemon juice and liqueur.
Let cool then strain through a sieve.
Recommended fruit for this salad:
Fruit which should macerate overnight in the syrup:
• Peaches or nectarines
Fruit to be added just before serving:
Serve well chilled with a glass of Grand Marnier® Cuvée du Centenaire liqueur.
Let your imagination run wild by creating your own variations on this salad by using seasonal fruit.