This year we had a roast duck on the 25th, and this very fruity, spiced sauce was a lovely accompaniment – best made a few days in advance to let the flavours develop.



About 6 apricots, quartered

About 4 plums, quartered

1 bramley apple, peeled and chopped

Juice and zest of 2 oranges

1 star anise

1 cinnamon stick

4 cloves

4 cardamom pods



Simple – throw everything in a non-stick pan and simmer, until it goes from looking like this…

Christmas Sauce

To this…

Christmas Sauce

Or, if you’d like your fruit softer, then this…

Christmas Sauce

One comment

  1. […] unsweetened fruity goodness from the plum, apricot and orange sauce I made to go with our roast (  A thinly sliced (peel and all) braeburn apple over the top made this crumble extra fruity.  B […]

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