My daughter-in-law Kate absolutely loves pluots and I agree. Fully ripened, this combination of plums and apricots is decadently sweet and lends itself perfectly with amaretti cookies. Crushed with brown sugar, almonds and butter they add a bit of sweetness to the pluots. If you can’t find pluots use any ripe plum.
If you’ve never experienced a pluot it is a treat. Sixty to seventy percent plum with thirty to forty percent apricot this fruit is almost heart shaped. It can be eaten raw, grilled, or baked as in this quick dessert. Continue reading