Serves: 4

Are you having friends round for dinner this week? If you're looking for a pudding that doesn't take hours to make and isn't too heavy, then baked nectarines or peaches are ideal. it's also a great way of using up fruit before it gets too ripe.

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Ingredients

  • 30g butter
  • 2 tbsp clear honey
  • sprig of rosemary
  • 8 ripe nectarines or peaches
  • 125 raspberries
  • 2 tbsp toasted pine nuts
  • vanilla ice cream or yogurt to serve

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, fan 180°C, gas 6. Heat 30g butter and 2 tbsp clear honey with a small sprig of rosemary, leaves separated, in a small pan until the butter has melted and the mixture is warm.
  2. Arrange eight ripe but firm nectarine (or peach) halves, cut-side up, in a shallow baking dish. Pour over the honey mixture. Bake for 20 minutes, basting halfway.
  3. Scatter with 125g raspberries and 2 tbsp toasted pine nuts. Leave to cool. Eat warm or cold with vanilla ice cream or thick yogurt.
 

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Sarah Randell
Sarah has written more than 1000 recipes for the magazine as our Food Director