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Desserts

Plum Ice

Plum Ice
Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Lucky you, if your plum tree is raining fruit. But you know the downside: What to do with all those plums? Besides giving them away by the bagful, you can make Plum Ice. Plums that are perfectly sweet and juicy ... Read more

Total time: 30 minutes plus 2 1/2 hours chilling time | Serves 6
  • 1 1/2 pounds plums
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cassis
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

Step 1Cut plums in half and remove pits. Place plum halves, water and sugar in saucepan and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until fruit is soft enough to pass through sieve, 5 to 10 minutes. Cool, then cover and chill several hours or overnight.

Step 2Press cooked plums through sieve or food mill. Stir in cassis and lime juice. Freeze in ice cream maker according to manufacturer's instructions.


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