Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand

Plums Poached in Vanilla, Cinnamon, Anise

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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12 whole plums

1/2 cup sugar

2 cups water

1/2 cup Moscato wine

1 vanilla bean, split

2 cinnamon sticks

3 whole star anise

1 lemon rind, grated


  1. Cut plums in half and remove the stones. In a sauce pot bring the remaining ingredients to a boil. Add plums and cook quickly until tender. Pour out onto a sheet pan to stop cooking and allow to cool. Serve fruit with a bit of the poaching liquid.