Sugar-Roasted Plums and Apricots

TOTAL TIME: 30 min
Prep: 10 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 20 min
YIELD: 4 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 6 plums*, cut in half and pitted
  • 6 apricots*, cut in half and pitted
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • *Cook's Note: Fruit should be ripe, yet still firm.
    • Serving Suggestion: Serve the roasted fruit over vanilla bean ice cream, accompanied by a shortbread cookie. Alternatively, serve fruit with fresh whipped cream or creme fraiche and use it as a filling or topping for crepes.
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      Directions

      Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. In a small bowl, whisk together the sugar and cinnamon.

      In another bowl, toss the plums, apricots, vanilla extract, and orange juice together.

      In a roasting pan or oven-proof baking dish, arrange the fruit cut-side up pouring any extra juice in the baking dish. Sprinkle evenly with the cinnamon-sugar mixture.

      Roast for 15 to 20 minutes or until the fruit is fork tender.
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