Compote of Prunes in Port (6)

An easy dessert to serve with cream or Greek yoghurt, or better still some Ice Cream. Its an old favourite from ” Delia Smiths Christmas” by Delia Smith.

Compote of Prunes in Port (6)
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Compote of Prunes in Port (6)
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  1. Using a potato peeler pare off the coloured part only of the orange zest then, using a sharp knife, cut this into little shreds. Squeeze out the orange juice.
  2. Put the prunes, orange juice and zest i a bowl. Add 1 pint of water, stir wverything around and set aside for 2 hours.
  3. Pour the contents of the bowl into a saucepan. Add the sugar and simmer very gently for an hour without a lid- it should only just simmer so check from timre to time.
  4. At the end of the cooking time tip everything into a serving bowl and add the port while still hot. Allow the prunes to cool completely in this liquid then chill beforte serving as above.
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