Apricots Poached In Honey

This is a fresh and light dessert to serve your family and guests. With the guests, be sure to serve with Icewine. Yummy!


  • 1¬† 1/2 cups water
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
  • 9 apricots, halved and stones removed
  • chopped, toasted pistchios for garnish
  • plain yogurt

In a pot over medium heat, stir together the water, honey and vanilla bean. Bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.

Add the apricot halves and simmer until tender (about 3-5 minutes). With a slotted spoon, remove the apricots and transfer to a bowl.

Increase the heat to medium high and boil the syrup until reduced by half, remove the vanilla bean and let cool to room temperature. Make sure it is at room temperature before serving.

To assemble, top each apricot half with a generous dollop of yogurt  and a sprinkling of chopped, roasted pistachios.

Serve 2 per plate and pair with a glass of chilled icewine.




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