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Spiced roast plums with Earl Grey cream recipe

Spiced roast plums with Earl Grey cream recipe

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Plums are a succulent British fruit that range from sweet to tart and what better way to taste this in season fruit than by trying this delicious spiced roast plums with Earl Grey cream. See method

  • Serves 6
  • 15mins to prepare and 35mins to cook
  • 254 calories / serving


  • 6 plums, halved and stoned
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 star anise
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 oranges, juiced
  • 2tbsp clear honey
  • 2tbsp soft brown sugar

For the cream

  • 4tbsp caster sugar
  • 4 Earl Grey tea bags
  • 200ml (7fl oz) double cream
  • 1⁄4tsp vanilla extract

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    18g 26%
  • Saturates

    11g 56%
  • Sugars

    24g 26%
  • Salt

    0g 1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 23.7g Protein 1.2g Fibre 1.7g


  1. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 5, 190°C, fan 170°C. Fill a pan with 125ml (4fl oz) water. To make the cream, add the sugar and tea bags, bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 6 minutes, until syrupy. Discard the tea bags, and set aside to cool.
  2. Arrange the plums, cut- side up, the cinnamon and star anise in an ovenproof dish. Drizzle over the vanilla, orange juice and honey, then scatter with the sugar and bake for 20–25 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, whip the cream with the vanilla, then fold in the Earl Grey syrup. Serve with the plums.
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