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Roasted stone fruits
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Roasted stone fruits

By ashleigh_red (GoodFood Community)
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
A delicious dessert using South African stone fruits


  • 175g golden caster sugar
  • 1 vanilla pod, split in two and seeds scraped out
  • 5 cardamom pods
  • Zest and juice 1 lime
  • 3 South African peaches, stoned and quartered
  • 3 South African nectarines, stoned and quartered
  • 5 South African plums, stoned and quartered
  • Low fat crème fraîche or Greek yoghurt to serve


  • STEP 1
    Heat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 8. Tip the sugar, vanilla seeds, cardamom, lime zest and juice into a food processor, then blitz until blended. Place the fruit into a shallow baking dish, then pour over the sugar mixture
  • STEP 2
    Roast for 20 minutes until the fruits have softened, but not collapsed and the sugar and fruit juices have made a sticky sauce
  • STEP 3
    Serve warm with low fat crème fraîche or Greek yoghurt

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