Lamb Shanks with Dried Fruits

Serves 4

4 lamb shanks
salt and pepper
1/4 cup flour
2 tbsp butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 pkg mixed dried fruit
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp cloves
1/4 cup vinegar

Dust shanks with salt, pepper and flour. Melt butter with the garlic in a fry pan then brown the shanks on all sides. Put the shanks in a large casserole with all remaining ingredients plus 1-1/2 cups of water. Cover and bake in 350° degree oven for 1-1/2 hours.