The rich stone fruit goes equally well in sweet or savoury recipes and makes great accompaniments like plum jam and plum sauce.
This Christmas pudding is fabulous served with custard, whipped cream or ice cream. This is quicker than a classic pudding.
Along with vitamin C, beta-carotene, potassium and fibre, plums are a source of lutein, a lesser-known carotenoid that is lacking in many people's diets. Lutein, which is also found in leafy greens, parsley and pumpkin, helps protect your retinas against the damaging effects of free radicals.
This is so nice for us that live down under. Who wants HOT Plum Pudding when it's so hot here?! This is special. Just for us folk that still want xmas pud, without heating the house up. Everyone loves it and asks for the recipe so often I thought I would share it with all of you. Enjoy!!
Although few of us today may want to devote a day to jam-making as our grandmothers did, it is still a pleasure to take an hour or two to turn a favourite fruit into a delicious jam. Once you open a pot of homemade jam, store it in the refrigerator and use within a few weeks.
A beautiful dessert I've made for years with the plums from my tree. Delicious with or without vanilla ice cream.
Serve this warm with vanilla ice cream. It's a great way to sweeten the tart plums from the tree in your back yard.
This old fashioned boiled plum pudding has your choice of raisins, currants or sultanas, soaked sago and bread crumbs, boiled the old fashioned way. Enjoy.
Poached fresh plums are given a golden topping of crunchy oats, chopped nuts mixed spices and brown sugar, then baked in the oven to make a comforting family treat.
There are so many Asian sauces to choose from that my fridge often becomes full of half used bottles. This is an easy sauce recipe that you can adjust to just what you need.
A beautiful crumble to make with seasonal fruit and a crunchy topping. This is a very popular dessert.