Turn the humble plum into something special in just 20 minutes with this sweet, syrupy sauce.
A classic spiced chutney to serve with cheese or cold cuts. The flavour gets mellower and deeper the longer it’s left, so give it at least a week before diving in.
Plum cake recipes
This plum and earl grey pound cake makes for the perfect afternoon treat with a cup of tea (earl grey, naturally). It's an easy recipe to make but it looks really good and tastes even better.
The best use of sloe gin. Team with plums and make a layer cake with wow factor. It's sure to impress your friends, and best of all it's an easy recipe too.
Plum crumble recipes
Our sloe gin and plum crumble is a twist on a classic and much-loved British dessert. Pair with a scoop of good-quality vanilla ice cream to really take advantage of the cinnamon and mixed spice notes.
Serve six with this unbeatable homemade crumble featuring plums and quince. These mouth-watering crumbles are cooked slowly for nearly 4 hours. Serve it with lashings of good, vanilla-y custard.
You’ll need really ripe plums for this so they give up their juices – woolly ones just won’t work, which is why it’s best to wait until they are in season.
Plum pudding recipes
Check out our simple recipe for juicy plums with sweet marsala wine and star anise. Topped with velvety Chantilly cream, make this easy recipe for a midweek sweet treat.
Ice cream for breakfast? Yes please! A Dutch baby is like a giant, sweet Yorkshire pudding and we've served this one with spiced plums.
This classic British dessert uses homemade plum compote and is topped with golden meringue – the perfect family pudding to follow a Sunday roast.
This tart is an easy treat for teatime and even pudding if there’s any left. Plums stay naturally juicy and sweet when cooked, and give a lovely tang against the almonds.
Prep your oats the night before to make this quick and easy vegan breakfast for two. It may be low calorie but it'll leave you feeling satisfied and full until lunchtime.
Savoury plum recipes
With crispy skin and melt-in-the-mouth duck served with rich plums, this recipe with star anise makes for a perfect Sunday roast.
Check out our pulled lamb recipe with a sweet plum-sriracha marinade. This lamb is slow cooked for six hours for the ultimate melt in the mouth meat, serve in the middle of the table for perfect sharing food.
Rosie Birkett's plum and sesame lamb cutlets are so good we put them on our cover. The delicious, sweet, sticky glaze with a kick of spicy sriracha works so well with lamb and the spring onions add a crunch of freshness. They look fantastic, and are sure to be a hit at your next barbecue.
BBQ season might be over but that doesn't stop you recreating the chargrilled taste of the charcoals in your kitchen with this seared sriracha chicken.
Pork belly is a brilliant budget cut for feeding the family. Try it roasted with Asian spices like star anise, coriander seed and ginger and served up with a sticky sauce made from fresh sweet plums, cinnamon and brown sugar.