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Plum compôte

Plum compôte

Serve this plum compôte with Greek yoghurt for a healthy dessert or spoon it onto your morning porridge.

Ingredients

Preparation method

  1. Heat a large saucepan and pour in the boiling water. Add the sugar and let the mixture bubble for 30 seconds.

  2. Add the plums, cinnamon sticks and star anise and simmer for 8-10 minutes.

  3. Remove the plums, and simmer the sauce, stirring gently until it thickens, then pour over the plums and leave to cool slightly before serving.

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