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Spiced Pears & Plums in Port
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Recipe: Spiced Pears & Plums in Port

Recipe: Spiced Pears & Plums in Port
Servings: 4 servings
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins


  • 2 medium pears
  • 4 plums
  • 1 tbs water
  • 1 espresso cup port
  • 1 tbs sugar
  • 2.5 cm / 1" cinnamon stick
  • 5 cardamom pods


  • Peel, core and chop the pears into 2cm / ½” chunks. Halve the plums, remove the stones and chop into eights.
  • Place all the ingredients into a pan, cover and simmer over a gentle heat for about 20 – 30 minutes or until all the fruit is soft.
  • Using a slotted spoon remove the fruit, turn up the heat and allow the juice to thicken to a light syrup.
  • Pour the syrup over the fruit and discard the spices.
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Serving: 4servings | Calories: 102kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 234mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Vitamin C: 10.6mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 0.7mg
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: British
Keyword: spiced pears, Spiced Pears & Plums in Port