Syrupy plums with cinnamon & almonds

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 20 minutes

Serves: 4


50g Waitrose Duchy Organic Almonds, roughly chopped
75g organic slightly salted butter
50g light muscovado sugar
½ tsp ground cinnamon
600g Waitrose Duchy Organic Plums, quartered and stoned
40g sultanas or raisins
Crème fraîche, to serve


1. Heat a dry frying pan, and toast the almonds for a couple of minutes. Turn out into a bowl.

2. Dot the butter into the pan and add the sugar, cinnamon and 2 tablespoons water. Heat gently, stirring for a few minutes until the mixture starts to look syrupy.

3. Add the plums and dried fruit, and cook gently for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the plums have softened slightly but still hold their shape.

4. Divide the plums among serving bowls, scatter with the almonds and serve with crème fraîche.