Plums are perfect to enjoy as a snack, dessert, or part of a recipe. They are great in savory dishes, sweet dishes, in cupcakes, in pudding, really in anything. In honor of National Plum Pudding Day, we’ve found 10 perfect plum recipes your whole family will love. From popsicles to grilled plums, there’s a dish everyone will be able to enjoy. Check out our favorite plum recipes:
Plum-Marzipan Galette (via Self)
Made with plums, marzipan, fat-free cookie dough, and cardamom, this dessert only feels sinful. The plums in this recipe are so sweet and juicy and pair perfectly with the flavors of vanilla and cardamom. This galette is perfect for any occasion and everyone will love it.
Plum Salad with Raspberry Dressing (via In Vegetables We Trust)
Many people think that berries and pears are the only fruits suitable for salads. This plum salad is sweet, refreshing, and perfect for any light lunch. We love adding walnuts to this salad for added texture. For some extra protein, top with grilled chicken or shrimp.
Lavender Plum Berry Cake (via Adventures In Cooking)
Perfect with a cup of tea or as an afternoon snack, this lavender plum berry sheet cake is light and refreshing. Made with wholesome ingredients like vanilla yogurt, berries, plum, lavender, honey, eggs, and flour, this cake can be considered semi-healthy (and totally delicious).
Cinnamon Plum Sorbet (via Rawmazing)
Cinnamon and plum are an unexpectedly amazing flavor combination. This sorbet is low calorie and perfect as a snack or as an after dinner treat. This recipe uses plums, cinnamon, agave, and almond milk to make a sweet and creamy sorbet everyone will enjoy.
Chai Pancakes with Black-Tea Poached Plums (via Desserts For Breakfast)
Make this for breakfast and we promise your friends and family will come running. Black tea and chai spice make this pancake brunch sweet and spicy. Plums and pancakes are an unusual combo that works so well in this delicious recipe. Drizzle with honey and enjoy!
Grilled Plums with Manchego Cheese (via Health)
Grilling plums brings out all the sweetness this juicy fruit has to offer. Paired with Manchego cheese and a balsamic glaze, this half sweet half savory dessert will satisfy all of your cravings. Try this dessert with a glass of red wine to complete your elegant dessert experience.
Plum Berry Crisp (via Yummy Mummy Kitchen)
This no sugar added plum and berry crisp is great as a healthy sweet treat. Topped with homemade whipped cream or some frozen Greek yogurt, you will love this crisp and not even notice (or miss) the lack of sugar. This recipe uses oats, flour, almond, and coconut oil to make a crunchy crust for this amazing crisp.
Tangerine and Plum Popsicles (via Easy Living)
People who say popsicles are only meant for summer time are crazy. These tangerine and plum popsicles can (and should) be enjoyed all year round. Made with all natural ingredients, these sweet treats are healthy and super refreshing.
Vegan Plum Breakfast Loaf (via Veggie Black Board)
This vegan plum breakfast loaf is made with spelt, oats, cinnamon, dates, and plums and is perfect for a quick on-the-go breakfast. This breakfast loaf can be made ahead of time and is filling and satisfying. You can add protein powder or fresh fruit to this recipe for an added twist.
Prosciutto Arugula Plum Salad (via Martha Stewart)
This warm arugula salad is made with prosciutto and plums and is perfect as an appetizer or as a light meal. You can add crumbled goat cheese and a few walnuts to this recipe for added crunch and some cheesy goodness. We also like to use a honey balsamic dressing to bring out the sweetness of the plums.