oven roasted plums


6 fresh plums, pitted and halved lengthwise
1/2 cup orange juice
1 vanilla bean
2 tablespoons sugar
2 cups vanilla ice cream
cinnamon sugar for sprinkling (optional)


  1. heat oven to 400°f.
  2. pour orange juice into baking dish.
  3. scrape the insides of the vanilla bean into the dish, reserving the pod.
  4. place halved plums, cut side down, in the baking dish.
  5. sprinkle with sugar and lay the vanilla pod on top of the plums.
  6. bake until plums feel a little soft, about 10–12 minutes.
  7. cool to room temperature in the baking dish, then remove and chill until ready to serve.
  8. reserve any pan juices to pour over the plums later.
  9. to serve, place three plum halves cut-side up on a plate.
  10. top with ice cream and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar, if desired.
  11. drizzle with reserved pan juices.
  12. serve immediately.

Nutrition (Per Serving)

serving size 1 1/2 plums
servings 4
calories 240
fat 7g
saturated fat 4.5g
cholesterol 30mg
sodium 55mg
carbohydrate 43g
fiber 2g
sugars 38g
protein 3g