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Foraged Wild Mint Brown Sugared Grapes

Foraged Wild Mint Brown Sugared Grapes

Recipe by: Gabrielle

YIELD: 4 cups SERVES: 8-10

Wine Pairing: 2015 Gabrielle Limited Cask 321 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa County

PREP TIME: 15 minutes TOTAL TIME: 15 minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups red seedless grapes, unblemished
  • 2 cups green seedless grapes, unblemished
  • 4 Tbsp. + more as needed GC Napa Valley Natural Orange Olive Oil
  • ½ cup GC Napa Valley Natural Foraged Wild Mint Brown Sugar
  • Optional: Festive mini picks/skewers
  • Note: Other firm fruits can be sugared such as raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, and blueberries.

TO PREPARE

  1. Rinse and dry grapes thoroughly.
  2. Put 2 Tbsp. Orange Olive in a small bowl
  3. Put ¼ cup Wild Mint Brown Sugar in a very small bowl.
  4. Place ½ cup grapes at a time in the Orange Olive Oil. Lightly and evenly coat, adding more Orange Olive Oil as needed.
  5. Put one oiled grape at a time in the Wild Mint Brown Sugar. Shake to coat, remove with a fork to a plate in a single layer, not touching. Repeat until all grapes are coated. Add more Wild Mint Brown Sugar as needed.
  6. Let grapes dry for at least 30 minutes before serving. Grapes can be made 3 hours ahead and stored at room temperature.

TO SERVE

Place frosted grapes in mini individual serving glasses/bowls or skewer on festive mini picks and place on charcuterie board or platter.

SHOPPING LIST

  • 1 bunch red seedless grapes
  • 1 bunch green seedless grapes
  • Optional: Festive mini picks/skewers
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