Plum and apple cobbler in a round baking dish

Plum dessert recipes

34 Recipes

Showcase sweet, juicy plums in a range of comforting autumnal desserts. Choose from fruity plum puddings, crumbles, cobblers and more.

13 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Slide this pudding into the oven after the Sunday roast has come out. It's classic comfort food and the cobbler topping can be used on any stewed fruit

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
74 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Use two types of sugar and ground almonds for the perfect crunchy crumble topping, layered on top of cinnamon-spiced plums

55 mins
Easy
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25 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Cook a comforting autumn dessert using these gently spiced, poached plums. Or make them the star of the show simply served with cream, custard or ice cream

35 mins
Easy
Vegan
10 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star 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 hr and 40 mins
More effort
9 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This comfortingly cakey cobbler makes a warming end to any meal

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
11 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Showcase fruit in a piping hot, oat-topped crumble delicately flavoured with cinnamon and star anise

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
51 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 15 mins
More effort
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A traditional, long-life Christmas plum pudding that's deliciously dark, rich and fruity

8 hrs
Easy
29 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

The classic plum crumble recipe is given a sweet twist to make it even more perfect

30 mins
Easy
69 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A buttery traybake, full of new-season fruit and spice

1 hr and 20 mins
More effort
31 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A melt-in-the-mouth dessert that can be prepared ahead

1 hr
Easy
9 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This open fruit tart looks and tastes fantastic for very little effort – frangipane flavours complement sugar plums

30 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

British plums are one of the great late-summer treats. Enjoy them warm from the oven in this comforting pudding

1 hr
Easy
11 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Sugar-sweet chunks of molten marzipan harmonise with sharp fruity plums in this autumn tart

1 hr and 25 mins
More effort
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This seasonal dessert is can be prepared in advance with any leftovers perfect for breakfast

30 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This traditional favourite is an ideal post-Sunday lunch pud

1 hr and 5 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Choosing pink-fleshed plums will give you the most stunning colour in this winning prepare-ahead dessert for friends

4 hrs and 35 mins
More effort
14 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A rustic traybake for any time of day. Try a square at coffee break, or with a jug of steaming custard after dinner.

50 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This is doubly sticky - gooey, mallowy meringue, hiding under a crisp crust, is paired with syrupy plums

1 hr and 40 mins
More effort
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
10 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

A plum-filled pudding with a light, fluffy scone-like topping - perfect for after the Sunday roast

1 hr
Easy
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