Fruit - Skillet Roasted Apricots & Blackberries

Fruit - Skillet Roasted Apricots & Blackberries

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  • ½

    cup sugar

  • 2

    Tbsp. Vin Santo or other white dessert wine

  • ½

    vanilla bean , split and scraped

  • 1

    strip (2 inches) lemon peel

  • 6

    ripe apricots , halved

  • 1

    cup blackberries

  • Crème fraîche or ice cream , for serving


In a large skillet, combine sugar and 1/3 cup water. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Stir in Vin Santo, vanilla bean, and lemon peel. Arrange apricots in skillet, cut side down; cook 6 to 8 minutes. Carefully flip apricots over, add blackberries, and reduce heat to medium. Continue cooking until fruit has softened, about 8 minutes more. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. Serve immediately with crème fraîche or ice cream on the side, drizzling some of the cooking liquid over each plate.


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