Roasted stone fruits with vanilla

Roasted stone fruits with vanilla

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(14 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 4
This compote is delicious served warm with ice cream, or cold for breakfast with yogurt

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal270
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs68g
  • sugars68g
  • fibre4g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.02g
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Ingredients

  • 175g golden caster sugar
  • 1 vanilla pod, split in two
  • 5 cardamom pods
  • zest and juice 1 lime
    Lime

    Lime

    ly-m

    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 6 apricots, halved and stoned
    Apricots

    Apricot

    ay-pree-kot

    A relative of the peach, nectarine, plum and cherry, apricots are fragrant, with a soft, velvety…

  • 3 peaches, quartered and stoned
    Peaches

    Peach

    pee-ch

    Sweet, juicy and fragrant, peaches are one of the most beautiful fruit around. Around the size…

  • 3 nectarines, quartered and stoned
    Nectarines

    Nectarine

    nek-tar-een

    A smooth-skinned variety of peach native to China, similarly flavoured to peaches with slightly…

Method

  1. Heat oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 8. Tip the sugar, vanilla pod, cardamom, lime zest and juice into a food processor, then blitz until blended, or mash together using a pestle and mortar. Tip the fruit into a shallow baking dish, then toss in the sludgy sugar.

  2. Roast for 20 mins until the fruits have softened, but not collapsed and the sugar and fruit juices have made a sticky sauce. Any leftovers will keep in the fridge for up to 2 days.

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gailbird
10th Sep, 2009
5.05
I used fruit sugar to make it suitable for my mum who is diabetic, it was lovely....like the knickerbockerglory idea gonna give that a go and i agree it would be great with marscapone
charmack
26th Jul, 2009
5.05
Made this with peaches and 100g of sugar. Stirred in 100g blueberries for the last 5 minutes. Forgot to add the vanilla pod, but still truly delicious. Really fantastic.
hussaincurrimbhoy
21st Jun, 2009
Devine. it smells amazing when its cooking. we took it out after 16 minutes and it was perfect. indeed, perhaps better for a desert recipe than breakfast, but this is our first time making it. and we're not complaining. Might throw in a dash of cinnamon next time and try a pear in the mix - topped with blueberries.
car0line
9th Jul, 2008
This recipe is absolutely delicious, quick and easy to prepare and absolutely foolproof.
beckyandholly
25th Mar, 2008
I loved this pudding and it was sooo easy! Really tasty and great for an informal dinner party. We had nectarines and various coloured plums, and served it with vanilla ice-cream. Would also be nice with Mascarpone too...yum!
sylvia
12th Jan, 2008
4.05
This is a really tasty desert and is also great cold. I found it a little too sweet so I reduced the sugar and it still tasted great.
verityboak
4th Nov, 2007
5.05
This was a real hit. We made it over and over again during the summer months using a variation of stone fruits depending on what was ripe at our local farm shop. The cardamom pods add an extra dimension and kept our guests guessing. We served it to our guests who claims he 'hates puddings' and he loved it!

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