Vanilla Poached Plums

Total Time
10 mins
20 mins

Very good alone or over vanilla icecream.

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  1. cut vanilla bean in half lengthwise.
  2. Scrape seeds into a small bowl, discard bean (or place in a container of sugar for a very pleasant vanilla scented sugar) Add sugar, and stir well.
  3. Place plums in a 1 quart baking dish, add sugar mixture and lemon juice, tossing gently to coat.
  4. Dot with margarine, cover and bake at 400f degrees for 20 minutes or until plums are tender, stirring once.
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5 5

So simple, sooooo good; sweet, buttery, tangy. Can't wait to try it with peaches. What a wonderful thing is vanilla sugar.

5 5

So easy to make and so delicious! Served hot over ice cream and stirred the leftovers into oatmeal the next morning. Loved it both ways. The plums were still tart, but sweet enough to be pleasant. Great way to use up the plums from the garden.

5 5

WOW! This was great uncooked as a breakfast! I substituted honey for sugar because sugar is poison, I left out the margarine because margarine is poison, I used the juice of 1/4 of a lemon for 5 plums. The combination of plums and vanilla is a great combination. This is a keeper!