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  • Serves 6
  • 30 mins cook

Ice cream with plum and cherry sauce

This Ice-cream has half the sugar and uses honey which gives it a lot more flavour.


Ice cream

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 vanilla pods, split
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 225 g cream, whipped
  • 225 g natural, unsweetened yoghurt

Plum and cherry sauce

  • 6 plums, halved and stones removed
  • 20 cherries, pitted
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp honey


Ice cream with plum and cherry sauce

  1. Place water, sugar, honey and split vanilla pods in a saucepan and heat to 120°C. Take off the heat, run cold water on base of saucepan to cool, discard vanilla pods and set syrup aside.
  2. Beat egg yolks until thick.
  3. Pour syrup over egg yolks and beat until cool. Fold in whipped cream and yoghurt.
  4. Pour ice-cream mixture into a snap-lock container and freeze overnight.
  5. For the plum and cherry sauce, place all ingredients in a heavy-based saucepan and bring to a simmer. Continue simmering until liquid has reduced.
  6. Transfer sauce to a blender and puree until smooth.
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