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Basic poached fruit

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
40 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
25 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Spiced poached fruit makes a great warm dessert or sprinkle with an oat crumble mix for an easy classic trifle.

Ingredients

apple juice no added sugar

200 ml

cinnamon quill

1 whole, stick

star anise

1 individual

apple

2 medium, peeled, cored, cut into chunks

pear(s)

3 medium, peeled, cored, cut into chunky wedges

plum(s)

4 large, stones removed, cut into quarters

blackberries

150 g

figs

4 medium, quartered

Instructions

  1. Combine apple juice, cinnamon and star anise in a large saucepan over low heat and bring to the boil.
  2. Add apples, pears and plums. Simmer for 20 minutes or until fruit is tender, adding blackberries and figs for last 5 minutes of cooking.
  3. Remove fruit from pan with a slotted spoon and transfer to a bowl. Continue cooking liquid until it reduces to a sticky syrup. Discard cinnamon stick and star anise and pour syrup over fruit. Serve warm or cold.

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