Roast plums with honey and thyme

Sweet plums coated in caramelised honey and thyme create a delicious dessert.

  • 5 mins preparation
  • 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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Roast plums with honey and thyme
  • 1/2 cup (110g) dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup (90g) honey
  • 60 gram unsalted butter
  • good handful of thyme sprigs
  • 12 medium, firm, ripe plums
  • sour cream, to serve


Roast plums with honey and thyme
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 240°C. Combine sugar, honey, butter and thyme in an ovenproof non- stick frying pan on high. Cook for 4 minutes, stirring constantly, until butter melts and sugar dissolves.
  • 2
    Add plums and cook, shaking pan, for 2 minutes. Transfer pan to oven. Roast 10 minutes, until caramel is dark brown. Cool for 10 minutes.
  • 3
    If caramel is too thick, add 1-2 tablespoons water and heat on low. Arrange plums in glasses, spoon over slightly cooled caramel and top with sour cream.

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