Recipe: Plum Crumble

You just can’t beat a good crumble at this time of year and plum is one of our favourites. We always buy far too many plums and this is the perfect way to use them up – such a hearty, warming dessert that the whole family will love.

Recipe: Plum Crumble


  • 400g plums
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 80g plain flour
  • 50g butter
  • 75g caster sugar
  • 15g demerara sugar
  • 25g porridge oats
  • 25g chopped nuts

Recipe: Plum Crumble


  1. Preheat the oven at 200C/400F/Gas 6
  2. Stone and slice the plums and mix them in a bowl with 50g of the caster sugar, vanilla and 1 tbsp of the plain flour.
  3. In a food processor mix the rest of the flour and the butter until it resembles breadcrumbs. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix.
  4. Put the plum mix into an ovenproof dish and top with the crumble mixture. Bake for 25 mins or until golden brown on top.

Recipe: Plum Crumble



  1. November 19, 2016 / 8:29 pm

    Ooh I love a crumble. I usually do blackberry and apple, not sure I’ve ever done a plum one, I might have to try it.

  2. Jo Hutchinson
    December 16, 2016 / 5:53 pm

    I love the colour that comes with cooked plums.

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