nutritional information

Per SERVING:

  • Calories: 350
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Total Fat: 7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 71 g
  • Cholesterol: 15 mg
  • Sodium: 176 mg
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Sugar: 52 g

Plums with Cider Sauce

Plums with Cider Sauce

Serves 4

30 minutes or fewer

Make the most of late-summer plums with this low-fat dessert.
  • 2 Tbs. unsalted butter
  • 4 large plums, pitted and sliced (4 cups)
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¾ cup apple cider
  • 4 slices nonfat pound cake
  • Vanilla ice cream
  • 4 tsp. chopped candied ginger
  1. Melt butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add plums, and sauté 5 minutes, or until softened, stirring halfway through. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon, and reduce heat to medium. Stir in apple cider, and simmer 4 to 5 minutes, or until cider is syrupy, scraping up any brown bits from bottom of pan.
  2. Meanwhile, toast pound cake in toaster oven until browned.
  3. Place 1 slice pound cake on each plate. Spoon plums and sauce over cake, top with ice cream, and sprinkle with candied ginger.
September 2007

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comments

Very good. I just made the fruit for dessert as I didn't think needed the cake and ice cream too. Ice cream would have been nice as there was alot of sauce left over but definitely not necessary. My husband thought he was eating apples. The taste is the same but I think the plums softer smoother texture is even better then apples.

mallory - 2010-10-12 21:54:39