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Plum Sauce

This recipe is in category Desserts
About this recipe
Healthiness : (31 votes)
Difficulty:  1 out of 5 difficulty
Comments: Use a sharp knife with care. Keep your fingers away from the blade.
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 - 20 mins
Number of servings: This makes about 1 cereal bowl full of sauce.
Serving suggestions: Serve spooned over pancakes or mixed into yoghurt.
This is a vegetarian recipe

This is a very simple sauce. Its slightly sharp taste works well with pancakes, ice cream, mixed into plain yoghurt and even with Swedish meatballs.
  • 4-5 ripe plums
  • 1-2 10ml spoon (dessertspoons) sugar
  • Knife
  • Chopping board
  • Bowl
  • Dessert spoon
  • Pan
  • Wooden spoon
Making and cooking it
Always wash your hands before preparing food Always wash your hands before preparing food.

  1. Chop the plums into small pieces, removing any stalks or stones
  2. Put the plums and sugar into the pan 
  3. Warm on a low heat until the sugar has dissolved then simmer until the fruit is soft. There will be less liquid in the pan (it will have reduced)
  4. Allow to cool a little and then taste, as you may need to add a little more sugar if the plums are very sharp 
  5. Serve warm or cold
  6. This keeps well, covered in the fridge for a few days
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