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Ingredients

1 cup sliced fresh or frozen peaches
1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
1 cup orange sections
1 cup sliced bananas
1/2 cup fresh grapefruit sections
1/2 cup seedless grapes
1/2 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
1/2 cup diced apple
1 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup honey
1 teaspoon pure vanilla
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 cup heavy cream, whipped

Instructions

Combine fruit, nuts and 1/4 cup honey. Add remaining honey and flavoring to whipped cream; fold in fruits and nuts. Chill thoroughly. Serves 12.

Mary Clements
Orion



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