Pimms and Star Anise Stewed Fruits with Amaretti Biscuits

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Pimms and Star Anise Stewed Fruits with Amaretti Biscuits
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Plums and cherries stewed in Pimms with an amaretti crumble: blogger Ishay Govender, author of this fruit dessert recipe, calls it a deconstructed fruit pudding

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  • Recipe category Dessert
  • Recipe yield 2
  • Recipe cuisine International

In a small pot on medium-high heat add Pimms and the star anise.

Add plums cut side down and the stoned cherries.

Add sugar and stir gently to dissolve.

Allow to boil and syrup to thicken, around 5-6 minutes.

Plums should soften but still hold their shape.

Remove from stove and allow to cool thoroughly.

In a tall sundae glass or a serving bowl, crumble one amaretti and sprinkle at the bottom.

Spoon some syrup over, followed by fruit (use stewed fruit and fresh cherries).

Add a layer of cream and repeat, finishing with crumbled amaretti.

Serve immediately.
Tip: Substitute the Pimms with gin or a berry or red grape juice if you prefer.

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