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Hot spiced fruit with ice cream

You can use redcurrants, blackcurrants or raspberries for this dessert in the summer and, as
the season changes, turn to more autumnal fruit such as plums and damsons.

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  • punnet of English plums, stalks removed
  • good sprinkling of unrefined caster or granulated sugar
  • good sprinkling of light muscovado sugar
  • few whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 fresh bay leaf
  • good quality vanilla ice cream, to serve