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Plum Crisp Recipe
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Plum Crisp

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"A tangy plum dessert I've made for years to make use of all that midsummer fruit from my tree. Try it with vanilla ice cream. It's a favorite with or without!"

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Original recipe makes 1 8x8-inch dish Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    40 mins

    55 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8x8-inch baking dish.
  2. Spread the plums out into the prepared baking dish and sprinkle with 1/4 cup sugar. In a bowl, mix together 3/4 cup white sugar, flour, baking powder, and salt. Combine with beaten egg and spoon the mixture over the plums. Drizzle batter with melted butter.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the topping is brown, about 40 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 30, 2010

Perfect recipe for all those plums you don't know what to do with. I added two eggs because mine were small and sprinkled my plums with cinnamon and vanilla before adding the batter. After putting the batter on top I sprinkled just a little brown sugar on the top. Thanks for a wonderful recipe!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 01, 2011

My Santa Rosa plums were too tart for this. It needed a lot more sugar. I used half whole wheat and half regular flour. I added cinnamon and vanilla. I didn't add all of the butter, and actually substituted the I Can't Believe It's Not Butter cooking stick. I like a crisp with an oatmeal topping better.


34 Ratings

Aug 16, 2010

Needed something extra so I added allspice and vanilla with a dash of cinnamon...I also mixed all the dry ingredients with the egg and butter. Poured it in a pie pan! Then added some various berries on top! It is a really good summer treat!

Aug 16, 2010

I didn't have plums so I used 2 cups of frozen blueberries. Added a dash of cinnamon and it was perfect! I did end up baking it longer but ohhh, yummy! I can't wait to make it with plums :)

Jul 15, 2011

Came out perfectly the first time; a very simple and VERY yummy recipe. I found I needed about 55 minutes to brown the crust. I'm already getting requests to make another!

Jul 05, 2011

This was a very tasty and easy recipe! I used our Satsuma plums which can be a little tart, so next time I will add more sugar and maybe some vanilla.

Nov 22, 2011

Used 8 plums and cut sugar by 1/4 cup. Added a few shakes of cinnamon and some vanilla. Think for my taste next time I would add 1/4 t. almond extract as well.

Jul 27, 2011

The flavor was great, tart and sweet. I should have had some nice vanilla ice cream on top.


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  • Calories
  • 414 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 64.7 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol
  • 76 mg
  • 25%
  • Fat
  • 16.7 g
  • 26%
  • Fiber
  • 2.4 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Sodium
  • 631 mg
  • 25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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