8 Ways to Use Plums

August 15, 2014

Among the peach tarts and berry buckles, plums fall to the wayside. Maybe you've reached for a plum as a midday snack, but discovered it was more mealy and plain than "so sweet and so cold." But a splash of acidity or a stint in the oven can do wonders for these stone fruits, bringing out their sweet juices and softening their flesh.

The versatile plum begs to be baked into everything. From fruit-filled cakes to warm cobblers to tarts to tortes, here are 8 ways to use plums this summer. 

Plum Avocado Summer Salad by Lena S.

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Spiced Plum Cobbler by sdebrango


Whole Oat Groats with Cherries, Plums, Pistachios, and Homemade Almond Milk by fo


Marian Burros' Plum Torte by Merrill Stubbs


Buffalo Mozzarella with Balsamic Glazed Plums, Pine Nuts, and Mint by Brita


Savory Plum Tart by JackieK


Olive Oil Ricotta Cake with Plums by Kenzi Wilbur


Roasted Plums with Vanilla Bean by Merrill Stubbs

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