Plum compôte


Less than 30 mins preparation time
Less than 10 mins cooking time
Serves 2


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



·         300ml boiling water

·         150g caster sugar

·         500g plums, stones removed

·         2 cinnamon sticks

·         3-4 whole star anise


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.