Plums with Cider Sauce

Plums with Cider Sauce

Make the most of late-summer plums with this low-fat dessert.

  • 4Servings


  • 2 Tbs. unsalted butter
  • 4 large plums, pitted and sliced (4 cups)
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup apple cider
  • 4 slices nonfat pound cake
  • 4 tsp. chopped candied ginger


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.

Meanwhile, toast pound cake in toaster oven until browned.

Place 1 slice pound cake on each plate. Spoon plums and sauce over cake, top with ice cream, and sprinkle with candied ginger.

Nutrition Information

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