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South African plums, peaches and nectarines

Toasted Brioche with Orange and Thyme, South African Baked Plums and Whipped Goats Cheese

A simple but indulgent and flavoursome start to the day 
Teamed with salty goats’ cheese and honey, these sweet Flavor King plums are delicious and become gooey and caramelised when baked.

Serves 2
Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 20 mins

3 South African Flavor King Plums
Zest of 1/2 orange
1 tbsp. light brown sugar
A sprig of fresh thyme
2 tbsp. soft goats’ cheese
1 tbsp. natural yoghurt
2 slices brioche, lightly toasted
honey to drizzle
A handful of pea shoots or rocket


1 Preheat the oven to 200°C, fan180°C, gas 6.

2 Halve and stone the Flavor King plums and lay cut side up on a small baking tray. 

3 Scatter over the orange zest and add a sprinkle of brown sugar into the middle of each plum. 

4 Scatter with fresh thyme leaves and add a splash of water to the tray to stop the bottoms burning. 

5 Bake for 10-12 minutes until soft and lightly golden.

6 In a bowl, combine the goats’ cheese and natural yogurt and beat until smooth. 

7 Spread generously over the toasted brioche and top with 3 baked plum halves slice of brioche.

8 Drizzle honey over the toasts and top with fresh pea shoots or rocket. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste and serve warm.

Recipe created by Author of Milly Cookbook, Nicola Millbank. 



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