18 Perfect Plum Dessert Recipes
Looking for something to do with an excess of fresh plums? Lucky you! You're sitting on a goldmine of delicious possibilities. From simple cakes and crisps made with pantry staples to impressive cookies and puddings that are perfect for entertaining, you'll find something you can't live without in this collection of our favorite plum desserts.
Quick and Simple Plum Cake
Plum Blueberry Upside-Down Cake
Here's an impressive and colorful cake you'll be proud to serve at your next summer gathering. Make sure to snap a quick photo or two before digging in!
Spicy Oven-Roasted Plums
Plum Jam Cookies
Looking for a delicious sandwich cookie to serve at your holiday party? Your search ends here. This recipe calls for plum preserves, but you can use whatever jam you have on hand.
Make this simple cake with just seven easy-to-find ingredients: eggs, butter, sugar, lemon zest, all-purpose flour, baking powder, and pitted plums.
Christmas Plum Pudding
It's certainly a labor of love, but this traditional Christmas pudding (made with a plethora of flavorful fruits) is sure to be the star of your holiday spread.
Honey Ginger Plum Sundae
Try this quick and healthy recipe for breakfast (layered with Greek yogurt) or dessert (layered with frozen yogurt or vanilla ice cream).
Banana Plum Bread
This simple bread (made with fewer than 10 ingredients you probably already have on hand) is beautiful and indulgent, but not too sweet.
Plum Custard Kuchen
This seven-ingredient dessert (made with sugar, margarine, eggs, all-purpose flour, baking powder and soda, mashed bananas, and plums) is easy to throw together on a summer night.
Zwetschgendatschi (German Plum Sheet Cake)
Fresh Fruit Frangipane Tart
Fresh Fruit Cobbler
Peach and Plum Cake
This summer cake is a great way to use up an excess of summer produce. What secret ingredient makes it extra decadent and moist? A cup of plain yogurt.
Find more delicious inspiration in our collection of Easy Summer Desserts Ready to Wow in Under 30 Minutes.