- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 4
- 500g plums, washed
- 200g golden caster sugar
- cinnamon stick
- vanilla pod, split and seeds scraped from middle
- STEP 1
To prepare the plums: wash and cut them into quarters, then remove the stones.
- STEP 2
Tip the sugar into a pan with 225ml water, the cinnamon and vanilla. Gently heat until the sugar dissolves.
- STEP 3
Slide the fruit into the syrup. Bring the pan to the boil, then let it simmer for 5-10 mins – depending on the ripeness – until the plums are soft. Leave to cool slightly and serve as they are with something creamy.