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Roast plums with walnut cream
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8 plums, halved
50g caster sugar
2 pinches ground cinnamon
75ml red wine
200ml double cream
1½ tbsp clear honey
50g walnuts, toasted and very finely chopped
1. Preheat the oven to 180˚C, gas mark 4. Put the plums in a small roasting tin, cut-side up – you want them to fit snugly. Sprinkle with the sugar and cinnamon, then pour the red wine around them. Cook for 15-25 minutes, depending on ripeness, until soft but not collapsing. If the juices are watery, set the plums aside and bubble the juices on the stove so they turn a bit syrupy, then pour back over the fruit. Leave to cool to room temperature.
2. Whisk the cream until it just forms a ribbon on the surface. Gently fold in the honey and walnuts. Serve the plums with some of their juices and a blob of the walnut cream alongside. LH
This recipe first appeared in the Harvest section of Waitrose Food, October 2016 issue. Download the Waitose Food app for the full issue
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This recipe was first published in Sat Oct 01 13:01:07 BST 2016.