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.

Maple & star anise roasted plums


(7 ratings)

You can use just one variety of plum for this simple dessert, or choose a mixture of colours and flavours - it's up to you
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Crunchy spiced plums


(6 ratings)

Spice up your plums with this simple pud recipe perfect with lashings of custard
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Poached plums


(21 ratings)

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
  • Vegetarian

Plum betty


(4 ratings)

Plentiful and cheap, plums are full of flavour and goodness, so why not make them into a comforting pud?
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Flapjack baked plums


(6 ratings)

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

Richly spiced plum chutney


(24 ratings)

Make-ahead for special occasions or simply enjoy al fresco with your favourite cold cuts
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Plum & almond pudding


(15 ratings)

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

Sticky plum flapjack bars


(45 ratings)

This is a great recipe to get the kids in the kitchen - they'll enjoy the results too
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Roast plum duck puffs


(3 ratings)

Dumplings and puffs like this represent nuggets of gold - perfect for celebrating Chinese New Year
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • More effort

Spicy plum & apple chutney


(23 ratings)

This multi-purpose chutney can add zing to sandwiches or makes a great dip for poppadums
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • More effort

Plum pudding


(3 ratings)

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