Long Weekend

Long Weekend

Stewed Stone Fruit over Ice Cream

  • prep time10 min
  • total time 40 min
  • serves 3

Stone fruits are often served fresh over ice cream. Here they are simmered gently, bringing out even more of their sweetness. Serve warm over ice cream.

Courtesy of Kristen Eppich.

4 Ratings
Directions for: Stewed Stone Fruit over Ice Cream


8 cups (2 L) stone fruit (such as peaches, nectarines, plums and plumcots), sliced

½ cup (125 mL) sugar

½ stick cinnamon

2 pods cardamom

1 pinch salt


1. Combine fruit with sugar, spices and salt in a large pot. Bring to a boil then reduce to a medium-low. Cover and cook for 15 minutes or until fruit is very tender.

2. Uncover and cook for 5 to 10 more minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened.

3. Remove from heat. Discard cinnamon stick and cardamom pods.

4. Spoon fruit and sauce over bowls of vanilla ice cream.

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