Anise baked rhubarb

Impress your guests with this star dessert.

Anise baked rhubarb

Ingredients

Serves 4

4 stalks rhubarb, leafy ends and stem end removed, sliced into 10 cm lengths
1-2 Tbsp vanilla syrup
4-6 star anise
4 x 60g scoops lite ice cream
8-12 toasted brioche slices, or plain biscuits
4- 8 mint sprigs for garnish
rhubarb ribbons for garnish

Method

Preheat oven to 180°C.
Place rhubarb, vanilla syrup and star anise in a baking dish.
Add just enough water to cover the rhubarb.
Cover dish with aluminium foil and bake for 20-30 minutes or until the rhubarb is tender.
Serve with a scoop of lite ice cream and toasted brioche, garnished with mint sprigs and rhubarb ribbons.

Variation: Use maple syrup in place of the vanilla syrup.

Dried rhubarb ribbons:
Preheat oven to 180°C.
Peel fresh rhubarb into ribbons.
Place on baking sheets and dry in preheated oven until crisp. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Information Panel

Per Serving [4 Serves]
Energy 1020kj
Protein 6.7g
Total fat 6g
- saturated fat 2.4g
Carbohydrates 29g
- sugars 25g
Fibre 3g
Sodium 108.7mg

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