Poached Plum, Fig and Hazelnut Fruit Salad

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March 14, 2017

Recipe by Hazel and Cacao


Fruit Salad

4 fresh figs

⅓ cup roughly chopped hazelnuts

Pea sprouts

4 plums

½ cup coconut sugar

½ tsp vanilla extract

½ tsp ground cinnamon

Cashew Cream:

1 cup cashews (soaked for at least 4 hours)

Pinch salt

1 tsp apple cider vinegar

Juice of 1 lemon

¼ cup water


1Begin by poaching your plums: cut the plums into quarters and remove the pit. Place the plums, coconut sugar, cinnamon and vanilla extract in a small pot with 3 cups of water.

2Bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 15 minutes or until plums are soft

3Remove plums from water and allow to cool while you prepare the rest of your ingredients

4Slice your figs into quarters and roughly chop your hazelnuts

5For the cashew cream: blend all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy

6Add a big dollop of the cashew cream at the base of your dish and assemble plums and figs on top. Top with chopped hazelnuts and garnish with pea sprouts


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