Poached Plums

Poached Plums

2 cups water
500gms sugar
1 vanilla bean
1 cinnamon stick
8 large plums
1/4 cup Frangelico (can sub with brandy or another hazelnut liqueur)

Combine the water, sugar, vanilla bean and cinnamon stick and bring to boil.
When the sugar is dissolved reduce to a simmer.
Add the plums and cover with greaseproof paper, pressing down to ensure the paper covers the fruit.
Simmer until the fruit is soft but still holds it shape, about 10 minutes.
Bring syrup back to boil and reduce by half.
Remove from heat and add Frangelico.
Serve with cream.

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