Tested till perfect Roasted Amaretti Plums with Honey Mascarpone
Roasted Amaretti Plums with Honey Mascarpone
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Roasted Amaretti Plums with Honey Mascarpone

Use big red plums or red-fleshed pluots for a dramatic presentation. Serve as a sweet as in this recipe or as a savoury condiment alongside roasted ham, pork or duck.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: September 2007

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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  • Portion size 8


    8 large ripe red plums, halved and pitted (about 2 lb/1 kg)
    1/4 cup (50 mL) almond-flavoured liqueur or orange juice
    1/4 cup (50 mL) liquid honey
    1 cup (250 mL) mascarpone cheese
    1/2 cup (125 mL) slivered almonds, toasted
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Arrange plums, cut side down, in large shallow greased baking sheet. Whisk liqueur with half of the honey; pour over plums. Roast in 375ºF (190ºC) oven, basting occasionally, for 40 minutes, or until tender.

In bowl, combine remaining honey with mascarpone cheese; dollop on plums or serve on the side. Sprinkle almonds over plums.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 286 pro 4g total fat 18g sat. fat 9g
carb 29g fibre 2g chol 42mg sodium 10mg


calcium 4 iron 4 vit A 3 vit C 12
folate 2
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