Sweets

Stone Fruit In Lemon Thyme Syrup

By Chef Sylvie
RECIPE QUICK FACTS
Gluten Free, Grain Free, and Vegetarian
SERVING SIZE: 4 to 6
PREP TIME: 20 min
TOTAL TIME: 20 min

Stone fruit served with a light and simple honey and thyme syrup.

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup/ 180ml filtered water
  • ¼ cup/ 60ml fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup/ 120ml honey
  • Handful of fresh thyme sprigs
  • 4 or 5 nectarines, peaches and plums, sliced
  • 2 to 4 oz crème fraiche or plain yogurt (for serving)
  • ¼ cup/ 28 g sliced almonds, lightly toasted
  • Garnish: thyme sprigs; lemon zest

Instructions:

  1. Bring water, lemon juice, honey, and thyme to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring until honey is dissolved. Continue to simmer syrup until thickened and slightly reduced, (about 5 to 10 minutes). Remove from heat and steep covered for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Pour through a fine mesh sieve into a bowl, pressing on and discarding thyme.
  3. Put sliced fruit in a shallow bowl and drizzle with slightly warm syrup.
  4. Serve with crème fraiche and top with toasted almonds. Garnish with additional thyme sprigs and lemon zest if desired.

This recipe originally appeared on Gourmande in the Kitchen.

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