Spiced Plum Crumble

This traditional crumble recipe comes with a winter twist. It uses plums spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, and orange. Serve hot with cream or custard.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
8 servings


  • 2 pounds plums, pitted and halved

  • ½ cup white sugar, divided

  • 1 small orange, zested and juiced

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 ¾ cups whole wheat flour

  • 2 tablespoons whole wheat flour

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 7 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into chunks


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Place plums in a baking dish. Add 1/4 cup sugar, orange zest, orange juice, cinnamon, and nutmeg; toss to mix.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 5 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile, combine flour and salt in a mixing bowl. Add chilled butter and rub it in with your fingertips until the mixture resembles bread crumbs. Stir in remaining sugar.

  5. Remove plums from the oven and scatter topping evenly over top. Return to the oven and bake until golden brown, 25 to 30 minutes. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

291 Calories
11g Fat
48g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 291
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 21mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 17mg 86%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 316mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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