PLUM Recipes

Plum Good Cobbler

Servings: 8
Calories: 178kcal


  • 1/2 cup sugar; divided
  • 4 cups pitted and sliced Washington prune plums
  • 1 cup flour; divided
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground allspice
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/3 cup lowfat milk
  • 1 to 2 tbsp packed brown sugar


  • Reserve 1 tablespoon sugar.
  • Mix remaining sugar; plums, 2 tablespoons flour, and spices; place in 8–inch cake pan.
  • Combine and mix remaining flour, reserved 1 tablespoon sugar, baking powder and salt.
  • Add butter and cut into flour mixture until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal.
  • Add milk to flour mixture and stir until moistened.
  • Spoon 8 mounds of dough on top of plum mixture.
  • Sprinkle brown sugar over dough. Bake at 425°F 25 to 30 minutes or until plum mixture bubbles and thickens and topping browns.


Quick Version: Dough may be prepared according to package directions using buttermilk baking mix. Or, prepared biscuit dough may be substituted.
Serving suggestion: Excellent with ice cream, whipped cream or whipped topping.


Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 33.4g | Protein: 0.4g | Fat: 5.7g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 258mg | Fiber: 1.9g
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Fresh Plum Streusel Cake

Servings: 12


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1-3/4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp each baking soda and baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk or sour milk*
  • 2 cups alved Washington Italian prunes or plums
  • Streusel Topping
  • Ground cinnamon to sprinkle


  • Cream sugar and margarine until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well.
  • Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  • Add dry ingredients and milk alternately to creamed mixture. Mix well.
  • Pour into a greased and floured 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan.
  • Arrange fruit cut-side up on dough; sprinkle with Streusel Topping and some cinnamon.
  • Bake at 350°F 25 to 30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean.
  • Streusel Topping: Combine 1/3 cup flour, 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract; using a fork. Cut in 2 tablespoons margarine until crumbly.
  • *To make sour milk: Add 1/2 teaspoon vinegar to 2/3 cup plain milk; let stand 5 minutes
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