Apricots Bottled with Cardamom & Ginger

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Apricots Bottled with Cardamom & Ginger

One of our favourite summer recipes was apricots bottles with nutmeg, cardamom and ginger.  A bottle of these truly transforms the tradtional Eton mess. Try this ; blitz a bottle of these in food processor with 50% of the jar liquid, fold into 300g of mascarpone.  Layer with home made meringue, apricot halves and crushed pistachios.

Ingredients

1 x # 31 Fowlers Bottle
1 kg apricots, washed and halved
2 cardamom pods, bruised with outer pod removed
1/4 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
5 cm piece of ginger finley sliced
1/4 cup sugar
Water to top up bottle

Method
Place all ingredients inot #31 Bottle, seal with ring, lid and clip.  Process for 60 minutes in your Simple Natural Preserving Kit.

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