Baked Stone Fruit

A super simple summer dessert making the most of juicy nectarines, plums and peaches while they are in their seasonal glory.

By baking stone fruit, the natural sugars melt into a delicious thick caramel syrup – perfect to be scooped on top of your favourite vanilla ice cream for a quick & easy summertime dessert!

Pro tip: serve leftover baked stone fruit (if there are any…) on top of porridge or yoghurt and granola for a delicious breakfast. You can also get super creative and add a crumble on top for a delightful baked stone fruit crumble.

Baked Stone Fruit Recipe

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 3 nectarines
  • 2 peaches
  • 2 plums
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

How To Make:

  1. Preheat your oven to 170 °C.
  2. Cut all fruit in half, discarding the stone.
  3. Combine the lemon juice, oil, sugar and vanilla extract and whisk with a fork to combine.
  4. Place cut fruit into a baking dish and drizzle over the lemon juice mixture. Gently toss the fruit to ensure each piece is evenly coated.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes, then remove from the oven and serve with a dollop of yoghurt, cream or ice cream. You could also add this to porridge, cereal or muesli.

Recipe by Charlotte @TheNuttyGritty

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