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Winter fruits with cream

Winter fruits with cream

One portion of winter fruits counts as 2 towards your five a day and apricots are a great source of vitamin A, so a good for you and delicious dessert!

Serves: 4
Per portion: 305 calories; 3 grams of fat

What you need:

  • 12 dried figs
  • 16 dried apricots
  • 500 ml clear apple juice
  • 2 large oranges
  • Few strands of saffron
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Unrefined sugar (optional)
  • Anchor Light Real Dairy Cream

What you do:

  1. Soak the figs and apricots overnight in the apple juice
  2. Remove the zest from one orange and set aside
  3. Peel both oranges, remove pith and carefully segment the flesh using a sharp knife. Now squeeze the remaining orange over a pan to remove the juice
  4. Add the oranges, zest, apricots, figs, saffron, cinnamon and any remaining apple juice to a pan
  5. Top up with water if necessary to half cover the fruits
  6. Simmer on a low heat for 6-8 minutes
  7. Using a slotted spoon, remove the fruits and arrange onto 4 dishes
  8. Now bring the remaining liquid to the boil, with 2-3 teaspoons of sugar if desired, and stir until the liquid has reduced into a light syrup
  9. Pour a small amount of syrup over each plate of fruit
  10. Top with a decorative squirt of Anchor cream and serve immediately. This dish can also be served cold.

Nutrition points:

- You get nearly 8 grams of fibre per portion - that's a third of your daily requirement!
- Each portion counts as two of your 5-a-day
- Apricots are a source of vitamin A, while both apricots and figs contain calcium and iron.

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Anchor Light Real Dairy Cream

Anchor Light has the satisfying taste of standard Anchor Real Dairy Cream, but with 40% less fat, so this year you really can have it all! It contains fewer than 25 calories in a 12.5g serving (a generous squirt).

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