Baked spiced plums

Bursting with flavour, these baked spiced plums are a must-try when the nights get cooler. Sprinkle with toasted hazelnut, then serve with yoghurt or whipped cream.

4

10m

Note: + 30 mins cooling time

45m

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (125ml) honey
  • 1/2 cup (110g) brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) verjuice or apple juice
  • 2 cinnamon sticks or quills
  • 2 whole star anise
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 1 orange, rind peeled avoiding white pith, juiced
  • 1/2 lemon, rind finely grated, juiced
  • Hazelnuts, toasted, chopped, to serve
  • Natural yoghurt or whipped cream, to serve

Method

STEP 1

Preheat oven to 140°C. Combine the honey, sugar, verjuice or apple juice, cinnamon, star anise, cloves, orange rind, orange juice, lemon rind and lemon juice in a large roasting pan or ceramic dish. Arrange the plum in the pan or dish, cut-sides up. Bake, basting with pan juices every 15 mins, for 45 mins or until tender. Set aside for 30 mins to cool. 

STEP 2

Serve plums with hazelnuts and yoghurt or cream.

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