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Stewed Breakfast Fruit

SERVES: 4 – 6
PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES
STOVE TOP TIME: 25 MINUTES
WONDERBAG TIME: 2 HOURS
DIFFICULTY: EASY

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 ½ lt water
  • 200ml firmly packed brown sugar
  • 500g dried fruit
  • 4 orange slices
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and grated
  • Plain yogurt or sour cream for serving
  • Ground cinnamon for dusting

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine all ingredients except yogurt and ground cinnamon in heavy medium saucepan.
  2. Bring to boil, stirring until sugar dissolves.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes with the lid on.
  4. Place the sealed pot on a cloth or mat in the Wonderbag, seal and leave for 2 hours.
  5. Transfer fruit only to glass bowl, using slotted spoon.
  6. Boil liquid until reduced by half.
  7. Pour liquid over fruit, discarding orange slices.
  8. Serve warm, room temperature or chilled, topping with dollop of yogurt and dusting of cinnamon.
  9. Can be served with breakfast or as a dessert.