A mix of dried apricots, raisins, sultanas, prunes, and nuts.
Dried fruit is highly nutritious. One piece of dried fruit contains about the same amount of nutrients as the fresh fruit, but condensed in a much smaller package. Therefore, one serving can provide a large percentage of the daily recommended intake of many vitamins and minerals, such as folate. Dried fruit generally contains a lot of fiber and is a great source of antioxidants. Antioxidants are associated with health benefits such as improved blood flow, better digestive health, decreased oxidative damage, and reduced risk of many diseases.
To make jams and chutneys
To make pain au fruit – soak the mixed fruit first in an orange and lime stock syrup. This gives the pain au fruit a superb summery twist. Serve for breakfast or with a mid-morning coffee for a quick energy boost