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Baked Persimmon with Honey and Vanilla Bean

Baked Persimmon with Honey and Vanilla Bean

Baked Persimmon with Honey and Vanilla Bean

Serves: 8

Preparation: 5 minutes

Cooking: 55 minutes

 

Ingredients

4 Persimmons, peeled and halved horizontally
1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
2 tablespoons of honey
1 cup of hot water
1 cup low-fat yoghurt

 

Method

Preheat oven to 180°C

Place cut persimmons in a large ceramic or glass baking dish, cut-side facing upwards

Add honey and vanilla paste to 1 cup of boiling water, stir until combined and pour this syrup over persimmons

Cover dish tightly with tin foil and bake for 35-45 minutes or until persimmons are soft

Remove foil, spoon thickened syrup onto each persimmon and grill for 10 minutes or until persimmons are brown on top

Serve while warm with a dollop of yoghurt and a light drizzle of the vanilla and honey syrup