Mama's Fruit Salad Recipe from Mama Melrose's
1 cup Amaretto liqueur
1/2 cup Asti Spumante or dry white wine, plus another 1/2 cup
2 tbsp. sugar
2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 pint strawberries, sliced
1 cup seedless grapes
2 unpeeled apples, cored and diced
2 unpeeled pears, cored and diced
2 bananas, peeled and sliced
2 fresh figs or fresh kiwifruit, peeled and sliced
Mix the Amaretto, 1/2 cup of the Asti Spumante or wine, the sugar and the lemon juice in a large serving bowl.
Add the fruit, and toss. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
Immediately before serving, pour the remaining 1/2 cup of the Asti Spumante over the fruit, and toss again.