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Caramelized Autumn Fruits

Caramelized Autumn Fruits

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Serves: 6

This is a great way to turn autumn fruits into a delicious dessert.

Good with crème fraîche or ice cream, or poured over individual Pavlovas and cream, or with a crème brûlée or home-made shortbread.

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  • 3 granny smith apples
  • 3 conference pears, firm
  • 4 red plums , firm
  • 60g butter
  • 60g caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp orange juice


Step 1

Peel, core, and quarter the apples and pears. Quarter and stone the plums.

Step 2

To make the caramel, heat the butter in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add the sugar and orange juice and cook, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. Increase the heat and boil until the mixture starts to turn golden brown.

Step 3

Add the apples and cook gently, stirring, until they start to soften, then add the pears and cook until softened.

Step 4

Add the plums and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until all the fruit is softened, but not falling apart, and is coated in caramel. Serve warm.

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