Plums 101 since they re a fruit with a. I made my sugar plums with a few of my favorite things toasted walnuts dried fruit honey and lots of spices.
They could be called healthy before you roll them in sugar.
Sugar plums fruit. The italian plum botanical name prunica domestica is the freestone fruit that is responsible for prunes. Traditional sugar plums often contained no fruit but were instead hardened sugar balls. According to candy historians and the oxford english dictionary a sugar plum is a comfit that is a seed nut or scrap of spice coated with a layer of hard sugar like the crunchy outer case of.
Ingredients 1 2 cup almonds 1 4 cup prunes about 5 1 4 cup pitted chopped medjool dates 2 tablespoons raisins 1 4 teaspoon cinnamon 1 4 teaspoon fennel seeds 1 8 teaspoon nutmeg 1 4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 4 teaspoon almond extract 1 8 teaspoon cardamom 1 8 teaspoon anise extract pinch of salt. A packed teaspoon of granulated sugar is equal to 4 grams. A whole avocado yep it s a fruit has only 1 33 grams of sugar.
Not all fruits are loaded with the sweet stuff. If you re eating plums on the regular and you re having a difficult time controlling your blood sugar it might be time to consult a dietitian for guidance. In the listing both the grams of sugar and teaspoons of sugar per serving of each fruit are given.
A 1 ounce 28 gram serving of prunes contains the following 2. The sugar plum is plum is a stone fruit cultivar within the genus prunus which includes cherries apricots peaches and almonds. Sugar plum is the given name to a variety of self pollinating italian plums.
3 of the rdi vitamin b6. Combine the powdered sugar anise seeds fennel seeds caraway seeds cardamom and salt in a medium mixing bowl. Fruits high in sugar include litchis passion fruit pomegranates mangoes cherries oranges kiwifruit grapes guavas and bananas.
3 of the rdi vitamin b3. These hardened sugar balls were comfits and often surrounded a seed nut or spice. Add the nut and fruit mixture and the honey and mix using gloved hands until well.
11 grams vitamin a. 6 of the rdi copper. Put it in a salad spread it on toast or make some.
3 of the rdi potassium. 4 of the. These sugar plums taste more like energy bars than cookies which is actually a good thing around christmas time when we are bombarded with sweet after sweet.
4 of the rdi vitamin k. 21 of the rdi vitamin b2.