3 Healthy Desserts With Plums

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Healthy And Delicious Plum Dessert Recipes  

Fresh summer plums are healthy low calorie fruits that come in a variety of colors such as black, yellow, red, pink, and green with darker varieties. Full of fiber, vitamins and antioxidants, plums not only aid in digestion but also protect against various diseases and hence contribute to a reduced risk of heart disease, stoke and cancer. Here is a look at some fairly healthy desserts with plums you could try.

3 Healthy Desserts With Plums   

1) HEALTHY BAKED PLUMS RECIPE: Baking plums brings out its natural sweetness. This is one among the most amazing light and healthy desserts with plums. And, if you opt to leave out the crème fraiche topping, it will make a great accompaniment to roasted pork or chicken.

Yield: Makes 6 servings | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cook time: 45 minutes

Ingredients: One sweet plum (per person) | Crème fraicheBrown sugarRoasted and salted almonds | Lemon zest

Procedure: To make this healthy plum dessert recipe, first preheat the oven to 400 F, then slice the plums into halves and chop off the ends. Place the sliced plums on a tray and sprinkle some brown sugar over them. Bake the plums in the oven for about ten minutes. Dollop every plum with one spoonful of crème fraiche and have the almond grilled over the top before serving.

2) HEALTHY PLUM CRUMB DESSERT RECIPE: This is one among the healthy plum dessert recipes that have a perfect balance due to its fresh plum smell and sweet crispy icing.

Yield: Makes 8 servings | Prep time: 25 minutes | Cook time: 40 minutes

Ingredients: Seven large pitted plums cut into quarters | one teaspoon of pounded cinnamon | half a cup of packed brown sugar | 1/2 cup of sugar | one teaspoon of baking powder | quarter teaspoon of salt | a quarter teaspoon of pounded mace | one slightly beaten egg | half a cup of melted butter

Procedure: To prepare this relatively healthy desert recipe with plums, you first need to mix the plums, brown sugar, cinnamon and three tablespoons of flour in a large bowl, then put the mixture into a lubricated baking dish. In a small bowl, mix the sugar, baking powder, salt, mace, the remaining flour and an egg. Stir the mixture until it’s crumbly and sprinkle it on the plum mixture. Add a little butter on the mixture too, and then bake it at 375 F for about forty five minutes. Now, allow it to cool for about ten minutes before you serve.

3) HEALTHY PLUM CAKE: This slightly spiced cake with a vivid topping of gleaming plums is the most ideal cake for a birthday. It’s surely one of the healthy plum dessert recipes you want to use for your next party.

Yield: Makes 10 servings | Prep time: 30 minutes | Cook time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Ingredients: A cup and two tablespoons of sugar placed separately | one and a half purple plums | one and a half cups of sieved cake flour | 2/3 cup of whole wheat pastry flour | one and a half teaspoon of baking powder half a teaspoon of baking soda | one and a half teaspoons of powdered cinnamon | half a teaspoon of freshly grated nutmeg | half teaspoon of salt | two thirds cup of non-fat pure yoghurt | quarter cup of canola oil | one egg and one egg white a teaspoon of vanilla extract | half a cup of red currant jelly

Procedure:  First preheat oven to 350 Fahrenheit and evenly coat a pan with a foil. Add some cooking spray to the coating, and then sprinkle the two tablespoons of sugar on the pan. Now cut the plums into halves along their length and pit them. Then, further cut the halves lengthwise into tiny slim slices. Arrange the plums on the already prepared pan as desired. Mix and stir whole wheat flour and cake flour, baking powder, the remaining cup of sugar, baking soda, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt in a sizeable mixing bowl. Beat together the yoghurt, egg, egg white, oil and vanilla extract in a different bowl until its mixed perfectly. Add the yoghurt mixture to the dry ingredients and stir using a rubber spatula until it’s blended. Now spoon the batter carefully onto the plums and then bake for about forty to fifty minutes. Get rid of the outer ring of your pan, fold again the foil, and then place the cake onto a cake plate. Whist the jelly in a smaller saucepan over very low heat until it’s melted, and then have it brushed over the top of your warm cake.

Which Healthy Desserts With Plums Will You Try?

It’s clear that plums are perfect to enjoy either as a snack or a dessert. They are wonderful in sweet and savory dishes, in pudding, and in cupcakes among other things. So try these delicious and healthy plum dessert recipes today.

Recipes adapted from: tasteofhome | yummly | eatingwell