Flapjack baked plums

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 30 mins - 35 mins

Easy

Serves 4 - 6
It’s a pleasure to sink into a warm pud of orange-poached plums with crunchy, oaty topping.

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition:

  • kcal270
  • fat12g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs41g
  • sugars14g
  • fibre4g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.27g
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Ingredients

  • 9-12 plums, depending on size
    Plum

    Plum

    pl-um

    The juiciest fruit in the stone fruit family, plums come in many different varieties, some sweet…

  • 2 tbsp light muscovado sugar
  • 3 medium or 2 large orange, juice only
    Orange

    Orange

    or-ange

    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

  • 50g butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 2 tbsp golden syrup or honey
  • 50g porridge oat

Method

  1. Heat oven to 190C/fan 170/gas 5. Halve the plums and arrange in a snug layer in one large or 4-6 individual shallow, ovenproof dishes. Sprinkle over the sugar and squeeze over all the orange juice. Press a sheet of baking parchment down over the plums and bake for 20-25 mins, until they start to soften.

  2. Meanwhile, heat the butter with the syrup or honey in a pan. Remove from the heat and stir in the oats until they are evenly coated. Remove parchment, roughly spoon oats over the plums, then return to the oven for a further 10 mins, until the topping is crisp and golden and the plums are tender. Serve warm with crème fraîche or ice cream if you are feeling indulgent, or fromage frais or low-fat yogurt if not.

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Comments (7)

amy_natalia's picture
5

This recipe is yummy, even my 10 year old daughter enjoyed it. The plums I used were very ripe so the whole thing was a lot more runnier than shown on the picture but the taste was there all the same. I sliced up an apple and included this in it, which worked out well. As someone else mentioned I cooked it for longer after adding the oats so they browned nicely. Would make this again. :)

lizziespain's picture
5

Love this recipe as do all my friends and family. Great to make at this time of year when the red/purple plums are cheap and plentiful.

xchicane's picture
4

Tried this last night with frozen plums from last year but it worked just as well. Very nice will do again.

elaines's picture
5

Deliciously simple. Everyone loved this. When I added the topping, I did cook it longer, about 20 minutes, to get the topping nice and crunchy.

siiriliisi's picture

When recipe is for 4-6 people, what about calories then? is the given calorie amount for 1/4 or 1/6 of whole?

cornelis's picture
4

I liked this very much! I doubled the quantity of the topping and we (children included!) love it! I am making it again for my mother-in-law this afternoon.

notmum's picture
3

Not everso keen on this, the topping was a bit sparse but that was a bonus as I didn't think it was very nice but the plum base was delicious.

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