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Recipe: Roasted honey-glazed fruits

Recipe: Roasted honey-glazed fruits
  • Servings

    4
  • Courses

    Dessert

This is the perfect way to use up ripe fruits that have been sitting at home, or in-season varieties that need extra sweetness and flavour.

  • 2 baby pears
  • 2 peaches
  • 2 nectarines
  • 4 plums (Pineapple, figs, bananas and apples also work).
  • ½ cup liquid honey
  • ½ tsp ginger
  • 1 cup apple juice or sweet wine
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 4-6 cloves
  • 2-3 star anise

1 Preheat the oven to 180ºC. Line a roasting tray with baking paper. Cut the fruits in half or larger pieces into quarters and remove any stones or cores. 

2 In a large bowl, toss the fruits together with the honey, ginger and juice or wine, then arrange in a single layer in the prepared tray. Nestle in the cinnamon, cloves and star anise around the halves.

3 Roast for 15-20 minutes until the fruits are tender and golden and just starting to caramelise. Serve warm with ice cream, natural yoghurt or custard.

About Jo Wilcox

New Zealand Woman's Weekly food editor Jo Wilcox serves up tasty and easy to make dishes that your friends and family will love.

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