Stewed plums with cinnamon and lemon Equipment: Chopping board Knives Big pot Measuring cups and spoons • Bowls and spoons for serving
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Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 2 cup water dash salt 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice • 1 cinnamon stick • about 30 small ripe plums • • • •
What to do: • In a large saucepan, combine sugar, water, salt, and lemon juice; add cinnamon stick. Stirring constantly, bring mixture to a boil. • Wash plums • Cut the plums into quarters being careful of the pip in the middle of the fruit. Cut off any daggy bits and put in compost bin. • Place in boiling syrup. Continue boiling for 3 to 5 minutes, or until plums are tender. Add more sugar to taste if necessary and cook for a few more minutes. • Remove from heat; chill. • Serve with yoghurt, ice cream, over cerial or just on its own….. • These can be frozen and used when needed.