Roasting gives the plums a caramelized flavor and lemon, sugar and brandy enhance the inherently sweet and sour aspect of the fruit.

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  • Place plum halves skin-side down in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with sugar and lemon juice; bake until the juices are thickened and the plums are tender, shaking pan occasionally to distribute juices, 30 to 40 minutes. Stir in brandy and lemon zest.

Nutrition Facts

153.2 calories; protein 1.2g 2% DV; carbohydrates 38.6g 13% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 2.3g 9% DV; sugars 34.8g; fatg; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 451.3IU 9% DV; vitamin c 10.4mg 17% DV; folate 1.6mcg; calcium 1.3mg; iron 0.4mg 2% DV; magnesium 0.5mg; potassium 268.1mg 8% DV; sodium 0.3mg; thiaminmg.