Roasted Plums with Thyme and Brown Sugar
Tender roasted plums in a deliciously sweet and fragrant syrup. These Roasted Plums with Thyme and Brown Sugar are the perfect simple dessert. Served with fresh cream or vanilla ice cream they are delicious and so beautiful.
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- 6 plums underripe work best
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 6 thyme sprigs
- 1/2 cup water
- pinch sea salt
Pre-heat oven to 200ºC/400ºF.
Cut each plum in half and carefully twist them apart.
Use a spoon to gently remove the stone.
Pull the tips from the end of the thyme and reserve for serving then place the thyme sprigs in the bottom of a roasting dish.
Place the plum halves on top of the herbs cut side up.
Sprinkle the brown sugar over the plums, then carefully pour the water around the plum.
Roast for 15 minutes until the plums are soft and a rich syrup has collected in the bottom of the dish.
To serve, spoon over a little syrup, add a spoonful of cream and a garnish of fresh thyme and the merest sprinkles of sea salt.
Calories: 99kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 182mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 415IU | Vitamin C: 11.8mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 0.5mg