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Spiced Pears & Plums in Port
Recipe: Spiced Pears & Plums in Port
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins

Recipe: Spiced Pears & Plums in Port

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: British
Keyword: spiced pears, Spiced Pears & Plums in Port
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 102 kcal
Author: Helen Best-Shaw
  • 2 medium pears
  • 4 plums
  • 1 tbs water
  • 1 espresso cup port
  • 1 tbs sugar
  • 2.5 cm / 1" cinnamon stick
  • 5 cardamom pods
  1. Peel, core and chop the pears into 2cm / ½” chunks. Halve the plums, remove the stones and chop into eights.
  2. 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.
  3. Using a slotted spoon remove the fruit, turn up the heat and allow the juice to thicken to a light syrup.
  4. Pour the syrup over the fruit and discard the spices.
Nutrition Facts
Recipe: Spiced Pears & Plums in Port
Amount Per Serving (4 servings)
Calories 102
% Daily Value*
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 234mg7%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 250IU5%
Vitamin C 10.6mg13%
Calcium 28mg3%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.