Autumnal Spiced Plums


  • 2 pounds plums, halved and pitted
  • ½ cup honey
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 cinnamon stick, broken in half
  • 2 star anise
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • Nutritional Information
    • Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

      291 calories; 0 grams fat; 0 grams saturated fat; 0 grams monounsaturated fat; 0 grams polyunsaturated fat; 75 grams carbohydrates; 3 grams dietary fiber; 69 grams sugars; 1 gram protein; 4 milligrams sodium

    • Note: Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available data.

4 servings, with leftovers


  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees. Arrange plums cut side down in an ovenproof dish that holds them in 1 layer.
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine honey, syrup, cinnamon, star anise, vinegar and 1 1/2 cups water. Place on medium-high heat. As soon as mixture begins to boil, pour evenly over plums. Cover dish tightly with foil.
  3. Bake plums until tender, 45 minutes to 1 hour. Remove foil, and let cool slightly. To serve, place 4 portions of plums in 4 shallow bowls, and top with syrup. Plums may be refrigerated and served cool or reheated.

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