The delicious combination of nuts and fruit are Walnuts Halves (USA) 27%, Almonds Whole (USA) 17%, Cashews Whole (Vietnam) 17%, Pecans Halves (Holland)7%, Flame Jumbo Raisins (Chile) 20% and Golden Raisins (South Africa)12%. These percentages are approximate due to the nature of the mixing.
All the nuts and fruit have plenty of vitamins and minerals.
All nuts and fruit make a nutritional high protein snack anytime.
All the nuts and fruit can be used as an ingredient in baking, biscuits, muffins, brownies, flapjacks, scones, small and large cakes.
Nuts are used to decorate the tops of cakes especially whole nuts which gives them a grand rich appearance like Dundee cakes.
Nuts are also added chopped as a topping to ice cream, sorbets and desserts.
Nuts and fruit can be added to salads and breakfast cereals.
Nuts and fruit are a firm favorite added to confectionery in nougat, fudge and chocolate.
Nuts can be coated in yogurt and milk, white or dark chocolate.
Flame Jumbo Raisins are plump, seedless, sweet and have a long keeping shelf life. They are picked ripe because they do not ripen after harvest. The raisins are sun dried. They are very delicious and moreish.
Golden Raisins are seedless and naturally sweet. To retain their light colour and moisture they are usually put into dehydrators which are temperature controlled and humid.
Raisins are sweet due to their high concentration of sugars (about 30% fructose and 28% glucose by weight).
Raisins can contain up to 72% sugars by weight, which is glucose and fructose. The protein content is 3% and dietary fibre 4% to 7%. They are high in antioxidants and smaller amounts of Vitamin C.
Raisins contain no cholesterol and are low in sodium.
Raisins are a delicious and healthy snack. Children love to find them in their lunch boxes because they are naturally sweet and moorish.
They can help to regulate weight because they control glucose which brings efficient functioning of digestion and normalise blood pressure.
We 1st made this recipe of Mixed Whole Nuts and Fruit over 35years ago and it is still a popular seller today.