Prunes in red wine

Ingredients 7
Servings 1


Serving Change
  • 750
    red wine
  • 190
  • 300
    pitted prunes
  • 1
    cinnamon stick
  • 1
    orange, peel
  • 1
    thick lemon slice
  • strips of lemon peel for decoration (optional)


Heat wine and sugar over low heat until sugar dissolves. Add remaining ingredients and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until prunes soften, about 20 minutes. Remove prunes and bring syrup to boil. Boil rapidly to reduce to about 375 ml (1 1/2 cups). Return prunes to syrup and heat through. Serve hot on its own, decorated with orange peel, or over ice cream, or chill and use as needed.

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