Baked Stone Fruit

It’s Autumn in Melbourne and that means stone fruits are in season.

This is the time of year that we transition from the relaxed, openness of summer to the introspective nature of Autumn. It’s a time to ground, replenish and eat warm, nourishing food like this delicious baked stone fruit recipe.


Nectarines or peaches (or any stone fruit)

1 Vanilla Pod

2 tsp Butter

1 tsp Cardamom

2 tsp Cinnamon

TOPPING (optional)

Natural yoghurt


Roasted almond flakes


Halve as many peaches and/or nectarines as you have

Place on a greased baking dish, cut side up, with a small dob of butter in each hollow.

Cut a vanilla pod into small pieces and scatter over fruit along with the spices

Bake at 180degC for 30mins or until the fruits stoften.

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