Plum & marzipan pie with a scoop taken out to reveal a pink centre

Plum recipes

39 Recipes

Try our perfect plum recipes. This stone fruit has soft, sweet juicy flesh that tastes delicious in jams, chutneys, puddings and crumble.

Plum & marzipan pie

5

(1 rating)

Top this deep pink pie filling with a lattice crust made of buttery sweet shortcrust pastry for a showstopping end to a special meal
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort

Plum & preserved lemon chutney

5

(2 ratings)

If you find the dried fruit in traditional chutney overly sweet, you'll love the sharp bite of the preserved lemons in this recipe...
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy

Plum crumble cake

3.75

(1 rating)

This sumptuous seasonal bake is topped with halved plums or apricots and a buttery crumble topping - serve as a pudding or cake
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Cinnamon-scented plum jam

5

(3 ratings)

This delicately spiced jam is a gorgeous way to preserve the taste of autumn fruits - delicious spread on hot buttered toast or teacakes
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Roasted beets, plum & pecan salad

4.375

(2 ratings)

The earthiness of beetroot complements the sweet yet tart plums and toasted pecans in this side salad. Pair with lamb for an autumnal feast
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Roast duck & griddled plum salad

5

(1 rating)

This slow-cooked duck salad makes a great centrepiece for entertaining - dinner party guests will love the range of textures and flavours
  • More effort

Sugar plum marshmallows

5

(2 ratings)

Light, fluffy marshmallows which pack a real plum punch - cut into chunky cubes and dust with icing sugar, or dip in a chocolate fondue
  • 1 hour
  • A challenge

Plum & amaretti semifreddo

4.666665

(3 ratings)

A ripple of sweet plum purée and chunks of almond biscuit turn this Italian ice cream into an all-in-one dessert
  • 40 mins
  • A challenge

Plum & almond pastry

4.833335

(6 ratings)

This open fruit tart looks and tastes fantastic for very little effort - frangipane flavours complement sugar plums
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Gingery plum cake

4.954545

(22 ratings)

Serve this hearty fruit sponge with a dollop of something creamy- it would also work with raspberries instead of plums
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Plum crumble

4.82857

(35 ratings)

Use two sugars and ground almonds for the perfect crunchy crumble topping, atop cinnamon-spiced plums
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Plum kulfis

4.791665

(6 ratings)

Choosing pink-fleshed plums will give you the most stunning colour in this winning prepare-ahead dessert for friends
  • 4 hours and 35 mins
  • More effort

Plum, hazelnut & chocolate cake

4.639535

(43 ratings)

Plums, chocolate and hazelnut - this is a cake that really celebrates the season. Enjoy a slice with your mid-morning coffee or serve it warm for dessert
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Plum & raspberry jam

5

(5 ratings)

Packed with fruit, this deep pink preserve should be spread thickly - or present it as a homemade gift
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spiced plum & blackberry crumble

4.194445

(9 ratings)

Showcase fruit in a piping hot, oat-topped crumble delicately flavoured with cinnamon and star anise
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Plum & ginger tart

5

(1 rating)

A quick but impressive autumnal tart, made using ready-made puff pastry to keep life simple
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Braised pork with plums

4.743905

(82 ratings)

Meltingly tender meat in a spicy, fruity sauce, this meal is guaranteed to impress
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy

Sugar plums

5

(10 ratings)

A big tray of glistening sugared plums is the perfect way to welcome in the winter months
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Plumbrillo

4.333335

(9 ratings)

Jane's British version of the Spanish quince paste membrillo, traditionally served with Manchego cheese
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

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