Roasted summer fruits recipe

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Roasted summer fruits make a sweet low-fat dessert and are delicious with yogurt. We've got more seasonal plum recipes to try

  • Low-fat
  • healthy
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time10 mins (approx or until the fruits are soft)
Total Time20 mins
Five A DayOne
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories102 Kcal5%
Sugar19.8 g22%
Fat1.6 g2%
Saturated Fat0.9 g5%
Salt0.0 gRow 4 - Cell 2
Salt0.0 gRow 5 - Cell 2

Use up seasonal plums and other summer fruits in this sweet and sticky compote - it's delicious with yogurt as a snack and as a low-fat dessert


  • 4 nectarines or peaches, stoned halved or quartered
  • 4-6 plums, stoned halved or quartered
  • 4 figs
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Vanilla pod
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 2tbsp water
  • Greek style honey yogurt




  1. Pre-heat the oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas 5.
  2. Take an ovenproof dish and place the fruit in the dish so it's packed tight.
  3. Add the cinnamon stick, split the vanilla pod slightly down the middle to release the seeds and flavour.
  4. Sprinkle over the caster sugar and water.
  5. Roast the fruits in the oven until the fruits are soft, starting to split and you have a delicious sticky sauce formed with the juices.
  6. Serve whilst still warm with a good spoonful of honey yogurt.
Top Tip for making Roasted summer fruits

Use up any leftovers for breakfast. Roasted fruits taste great on porridge or with muesli and yogurt.


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