Simple citrus poached plums

2 servings Prep: 5 mins, Cooking: 25 mins
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Serve these citrus poached plums simply with plant-based ice cream for a vegan-friendly dessert this festive season.

By Independent Contributor December 13 2021
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Ingredients (7)

2 cup water
1 cup orange juice
1/2 cup sugar
lemon peel — from 1 lemon
orange peel — from 1 orange
1 cinnamon stick
6 plums — halved and pitted
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Combine water, juice, sugar, citrus peel and cinnamon stick in a saucepan.

Stir over a low heat until sugar dissolves.

Poach plums in the syrup for 20-25 minutes or until tender.

Remove plums from syrup and slip off their skins.

Boil syrup to reduce by half.

Serve plums with a vegan-friendly vanilla ice cream topped with toasted, flaked almonds.

Recipe by Justine Drake.

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