Stewed prunes

Recipe from: 5/1/1992 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 6
Servings 4


  • 450
    dried prunes
  • 1
    stick cinnamon
  • 1
    pared rind of a lemon
  • boiling tea to cover
  • brown sugar to taste
  • 50
    toasted, flaked almonds


1. Place prunes, cinnamon stick and pared lemon rind in a bowl, cover with hot tea. Cover and leave to soak for 3 to 4 hours, or overnight. 2. Place mixture in a pan, with just enough tea to cover, and brown sugar to taste (remove cinnamon stick). Simmer gently for 30 minutes. 3. Serve warm, sprinkled with roasted almonds, or cold with lots of plain, creamy yoghurt.

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