Plum recipes

Try out some of our tangy plum dessert recipes including  one of our sponge cakes (there’s one with custard too), a crumble or jam. Or give them a try in a savoury dish such as duck with spiced plums.

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Plum and ginger chutney

Chutney recipes

Plum and ginger chutney

Plums (or greengages), Bramley apples and fresh ginger are slowly cooked with aromatic spices in...

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Lighter plum and almond traybake

Afternoon tea recipes

Lighter plum and almond traybake

Your sweet treat with a cuppa just got more saintly with this moist and fruity...

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Nutty plum and sloe gin crumble

Crumble recipes

Nutty plum and sloe gin crumble

Plums are delicious, but cooked plums are a whole different ball game. The slight tartness...

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Chicken, plum and sweet spice traybake

Plum recipes

Chicken, plum and sweet spice traybake

Chicken thighs are marinated in warming spices, demerara sugar and a fresh plum purée, before...

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Mini plum & sauternes pies

Mini dessert recipes

Mini plum & sauternes pies

These gorgeous mini pies are made with plums and sauternes to create a warming sweetness....

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Plum membrillo with cinnamon and sage

Plum membrillo with cinnamon and sage

What is membrillo? It’s a bit like a very set and firm sweet jelly to...

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Plum fruit leather

Picnic recipes

Plum fruit leather

Olia Hercule’s recipe for fruit leather, also known as tklapi in the Caucaus region, is...

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Sticky plum and custard cake

Plum recipes

Sticky plum and custard cake

Don’t know what to do with all those plums? This sticky cake recipe uses a...

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Honey parfait with mulled red wine plums

Plum recipes

Honey parfait with mulled red wine plums

These delicately flavoured frozen parfait desserts manage to be classy, romantic and delicious.

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Roast chicken legs and plums

Plum recipes

Roast chicken legs and plums

Got a glut of plums? Lucky you! The plums in this roast chicken recipe give...

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Duck with spiced plums

September seasonal recipes

Duck with spiced plums

This is a hearty, fruity yet amazingly low-cal Chinese-inspired duck recipe that makes use of...

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Plum and almond sponge cake

Teatime traybake recipes

Plum and almond sponge cake

A gloriously moist cake, this plum, marzipan and almond sponge can be drizzled with icing...

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Victoria plum preserve

Jam recipes

Victoria plum preserve

When plums are barely ripe, they’re high in pectin and natural acid so you don’t...

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Plum Baba

Plum recipes

Plum Baba

Plum baba. See what we did there? These brioche-type babas, similar to their rum baba...

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Rachel Allen’s plum and apple crumble

Crumble recipes

Rachel Allen’s plum and apple crumble

Chef Rachel Allen says: “Everybody loves crumble and adding oat flakes to the topping gives...

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Cheat’s plum duck noodles

Plum recipes

Cheat’s plum duck noodles

Use shop-bought Chinese duck in this 15 minute meal made with hoisin sauce, soy beans...

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French mild goat’s cheese with plums in lavender syrup

Dinner inspiration in 20 minutes

French mild goat’s cheese with plums in lavender...

French mild goat’s cheese with plums in lavender syrup and toasted brioche is simplicity itself...

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Spiced plum chutney

Plum recipes

Spiced plum chutney

Got a LOT of plums? This recipe needs 1.5kg, so it’s a great way to...

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Plums roasted with sloe gin

Plum recipes

Plums roasted with sloe gin

This dessert recipe for plums, roasted in sloe gin, is perfect for entertaining. Want to...

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Plum dumplings with quark

Plum dumplings with quark

These plum dumplings, also known as zwetschgenknödel, are a sweet taste of Germany.

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Microwaved stewed fruit

Cheat's recipes

Microwaved stewed fruit

Plums make a tasty treat with this simple and healthy microwaved stewed fruit recipe.

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Chocolate-dipped plums with Armagnac marzipan

Chocolate-dipped plums with Armagnac marzipan

Turn a humble piece of fruit into something special with this decadent chocolate recipe of...

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