12 plum recipes you won’t be able to live without

Stunning sweet and savoury stone fruit-inspired dishes

Plum season is upon us and it’s safe to say delight is in the air. Luscious, sweet and slightly tart, they’re bursting with vitamins and minerals and taste great in dishes both savoury and sweet. With their depth of flavour, rich colour and the fact that they keep their shape when cooking, these perfectly plump fruits are begging to be on your plate.

Plums with cinnamon, almond butter, honey and labneh

There’s something to be said for the gentle tickle of cinnamon, creaminess of labneh and sweetness of honey. Six ingredients and ten minutes are all you need for this winning dessert.

Roasted chicken and plum traybake

The plum’s slight tartness makes it the soulmate of savoury ingredients. This easy traybake is simplicity at its finest.

Plum crumble with almond granola topping

Like cherries, plums partner perfectly with almonds. A classic crumble is at the top of many a dessert list– serve with warm custard or spinneysFOOD Madagascan Vanilla Ice Cream. Bliss.

Frozen yogurt granola slices with honey-poached fruit

Freeze granola slices ahead of time, poaching the plums when needed. If you’ve got a craving for something sweet but don’t want to commit to anything too indulgent, this pud is the ideal fit.

Plum, spinach and cucumber salad

Ready in 10 minutes with zero cooking involved: what’s not to love about this refreshingly simple salad? Enjoy as a light lunch or as part of a larger spread.

Honey-roasted plums with granola

If you thought granola was just for breakfast, just pair it with stone fruit, honey and ginger – you'll soon change your mind.

Roast lamb rack with sticky ginger plums

Plums, soy sauce, ginger and cinnamon prove an unforgettable accompaniment to lamb in this tasty (and super easy) evening meal.

Pavlova with roasted plums

Looking for a classic treat with a twist? Trade berries for plums to hit a delicious, slightly caramelised sweet spot in this stunning pavlova.

Chocolate, walnut and plum brookie ice cream sandwiches

Mixing chunks of fruit with ice cream adds texture to these very moreish brownie-meets-cookie sandwiches.

Cinnamon-roasted stone fruit with whipped honey ricotta

More than elegant enough to serve as a dessert when entertaining, this lovely finale features roasted plums to bring out their full sweetness and flavour.

Roasted hazelnut, plum and berry galette

A gorgeous French-style galette makes for the perfect treat for afternoon tea.

Plum and summer berry clafoutis tart

While clafoutis is usually made with batter and cherries, our take turns it into a filo pastry tart with added berries to boot.

As mad about plums as we are? Head into stores and you’ll find small, juicy cherry plums and honeyed, floral METIS plums just waiting for you.