Plum Crisp


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!

Original recipe makes 1 8×8-inch dish


12 plums, pitted and chopped
1 cup white sugar, divided
1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 beaten egg
1/2 cup melted butter

  • PREP

    15 mins

  • COOK

    40 mins


    55 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8×8-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.


Calories: 414 kcal
Carbohydrates: 64.7 g
Cholesterol: 76 mg
Fat: 16.7 g
Fiber: 2.4 g
Protein: 4.3 g
Sodium: 631 mg