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Fresh Plum Crumb Dessert

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling

Makes

8 servings

My old-fashioned dessert has the perfect sweet-tart balance with its fresh-plum tang and sweet, crispy topping. Imagine it warm from the oven, served with a scoop of ice cream…yum! —Janet Fahrenbruck-Lynch, Cincinnati, Ohio
Fresh Plum Crumb Dessert Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 7 large plums, pitted and quartered
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons plus 1 cup all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mace
  • 1 large egg, room temperature, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the plums, brown sugar, 3 tablespoons flour and cinnamon. Spoon into a greased 2-qt. baking dish.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the sugar, baking powder, salt, mace and remaining flour. Add egg; stir with a fork until crumbly. Sprinkle over plum mixture. Drizzle with butter.
  3. Bake at 375° for 40-45 minutes or until plums are tender and top is golden brown. Cool for 10 minutes before serving. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 358 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 253mg sodium, 60g carbohydrate (44g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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