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    Bharwan Tandoori Aloo

    Chef Shaju Zacharia has a distinguished career as Executive Chef for more than 20 years. He has worked with top hotel chains such as the Taj Group and Jaypee Hotels. He is also Vice President of the Indian Culinary Forum, India’s association of Professional chefs.

  • Photo of Brandied Dried Plums with Orange Zest

    Brandied Dried Plums with Orange Zest

    Dried plums steeped in Armagnac brandy with orange zest, cinnamon and cloves makes a perfect holiday gift. Serve with ice cream, whipped cream or rich chocolate cake.

  • Photo of Butterscotch Plum Oat Bars

    Butterscotch Plum Oat Bars

    Looking for a snack bars recipe? Try dried plum snack bars as a new alternative. Oatmeal, dried plums and walnuts make this the perfect nutritious snack to tuck into your child's lunch box, or to take along for a snack after sports or exercise.

  • Photo of Caramel Pecan Sauce with Dried Plums

    Caramel Pecan Sauce with Dried Plums

    Serve this plum-luscious caramel sauce warm over ice cream or pound cake.

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Almond Crumble Coffee Cake with Dried Plums

The scent of cardamom and luscious dried plums make this coffee cake a bit out of the ordinary. Vary the crunchy topping with walnuts or pecans, instead of almonds.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  30 minutes Serves  9 Rating  

Any Time Of Day Parfait

Have fun creating variations on this quick-and-easy snack or breakfast item with your favorite yogurt flavors and canned fruits. Stick to nonfat yogurt and fruit canned in its own juice for lower fat and calories.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time   Serves  2 Rating  

Apple-Spice Dried Plum Griddle Cakes

Whole wheat flour and bran up the nutritional benefits of these griddle cakes; applesauce and dried plum topping adds a special touch.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Armagnac Ice Cream

This classic, creamy French ice cream, studded with Armagnac-soaked dried plums, is perfect for a special occasion. Serve with Dried Plum Financieres, or with your favorite pound cake recipe.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  12 Rating  

Arugula, Radicchio, Orange, and Dried Plum Salad

Crisp greens and oranges make this salad perfect for the winter months. The sweetness of the citrus and dried plums sets off the bite of the radicchio and arugula.

Prep Time  20 Minutes Cook Time  5 Minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Balsamic Roasted Beet and Dried Plum Salad

In this winter salad, the sweetness of balsamic vinegar complements tangy blue cheese and moist dried plums. For convenience, roast the beets the day before, or use canned sliced beets.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  45-60 minutes Serves  4 Rating  

Bharwan Tandoori Aloo

Chef Shaju Zacharia has a distinguished career as Executive Chef for more than 20 years. He has worked with top hotel chains such as the Taj Group and Jaypee Hotels. He is also Vice President of the Indian Culinary Forum, India’s association of Professional chefs.

Prep Time  30 mins Cook Time  30 mins Serves  6-8 Rating  

Blueberry Lemon Scones

Searching for a wholesome breakfast recipe idea? Dried plum puree gives these scones richness while yogurt keeps them flaky and tender, so you can enjoy them for breakfast or a snack. 

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  12 Rating  

Braided Dried Plum Coffee Cake

A classic yeast dough is folded over walnut, dried plum and brown sugar filling, then sprinkled with cinnamon-scented crumb topping, for a rich breakfast or tea-time treat.

Prep Time  45 minutes Cook Time  1 hour Serves  24 Rating  

Brandied Dried Plums with Orange Zest

Dried plums steeped in Armagnac brandy with orange zest, cinnamon and cloves makes a perfect holiday gift. Serve with ice cream, whipped cream or rich chocolate cake.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  24 Rating  

Butterscotch Plum Oat Bars

Looking for a snack bars recipe? Try dried plum snack bars as a new alternative. Oatmeal, dried plums and walnuts make this the perfect nutritious snack to tuck into your child's lunch box, or to take along for a snack after sports or exercise.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  25 minutes Serves  24 Rating  

California Dried Plum & Granola Napoleon over Soft Ripened Brie

Layers of Brie sandwiched with a filling of dried plums, almonds and granola make a perfect party or buffet dish.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  5 minutes Serves  16 Rating  

Caramel Pecan Sauce with Dried Plums

Serve this plum-luscious caramel sauce warm over ice cream or pound cake.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  30 minutes Serves  16 Rating  

Carrot Salad with Dried Plums

Sweet Moroccan spices scent this refreshing carrot and dried plum salad, tossed with a tangy lemon juice dressing.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  5 Minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Chocolate Covered Sugar Plums

Quick and easy to make our Chocolate Covered Sugar Plums make gift giving fun. And even better to receive!

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  24 Rating  

Chocolate Dipped Dried Plums

Mix and match fillings and toppings to create your favorite versions of these stuffed dried plums for holiday gifting or parties.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time   Serves  12 (2 each) Rating  

Chocolate Turnovers with Dried Plums

Chocolate, walnuts and dried plum filling tucked into puff pastry pockets make an extra-special dessert when served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Prep Time  25 minutes Cook Time  20 - 25 minutes Serves  8 Rating  

Citrus Bulgur Salad with California Dried Plums

Looking for a healthy recipe idea using dried plums? Bulgur has all the benefits of whole wheat, but it’s pre-cooked so you can put together a delicious salad in minutes. California Dried Plums, oranges and loads of fresh herbs add even more nutritional benefits. 

Prep Time  15 min. Cook Time  20 min. Serves  8 Rating  

Citrus Rice Pilaf Salad

A quick, easy, and deliciously cool summer salad for hot August nights.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  25 minutes Serves  4 Rating  

Citrus Slaw

Colorful, tasty and healthy, this slaw is sure to be a favorite at picnics and barbecues.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time   Serves  6 Rating  

Coffee and Armagnac Parfait with Dried Plums

This do-ahead dessert, combining Armagnac-soaked dried plums and creamy coffee mousse, is the perfect conclusion to an elegant dinner.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time   Serves  8 Rating  

Cornmeal Flapjack with Dried Plums

Dried plums add an unusual twist to cornmeal flapjacks for brunch or breakfast.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Danish Pinwheels

Layers of apple-dried plum filling and rich Danish dough bake up into unforgettable breakfast pastries.

Prep Time  45 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  16 Rating  

Double Delight Salad with Creamy Asian Dressing

Created especially for The California Dried Plum Board by Chef Martin Yan, this salad breaks away from the bland iceberg lettuce salad.

Prep Time  30 minutes Cook Time   Serves  4 Rating  

Dried Fruit Pulao

Gourmet specialist Karen Anand is food consultant, writer, chef and businesswoman all rolled into one. With several books and three successful food shows under her belt, she has also been awarded the prestigious Food & Spirit Award by the French Government.

Prep Time  45 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  4-6 Rating  

Dried Plum & Cream Cheese Spread

For spreading on sandwiches or toasted bagels, or with apples slices, crackers or celery sticks, you can't beat this combo of cream cheese, dried plums and walnuts.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time   Serves  16 Rating  

Dried Plum & Ricotta Crepes

Store-bought crepes can pinch hit for homemade in this ricotta and dried plum-filled version of blintzes.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  8 Rating  

Dried Plum & White Chocolate Haystacks

Pretzels, dried plums and white chocolate make up these tasty "haystack" treats.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time   Serves  12 Rating  

Dried Plum Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you thought chocolate chip cookies couldn't get any better, try this version with a touch of dried plum puree and you may just change your mind.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  24 Rating  

Dried Plum Crescent Rolls

Turn crescent dinner rolls into fruit-filled treats, by wrapping store-bought dough around a dried plum, walnut and cinnamon filling.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  8 Rating  

Dried Plum Galettes

These puff pastry-based galettes couldn't be simpler--or better! Serve warm, with a cup of herb tea.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  8 Rating  

Dried Plum Puree

Dried plum puree adds moisture and richness to a variety of baked goods. It can often be found in the baking goods section of your supermarket.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time   Serves   Rating  

Dried Plum Raspberry Cream Brownie Cups

There's a delicious surprise tucked inside these brownies--a blend of dried plums, cream cheese, and walnuts.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  35 minutes Serves  12 Rating  

Dried Plum Ravioli with Sage Butter

This elegant recipe is worth the extra effort.

Prep Time  20 Minutes Cook Time  10 Minutes Serves  4-6 Rating  

Dried Plum Snack Skewers

Chef Susan Goss of Zinfandel (Chicago) created these easy fruit and cheese skewers for the California Dried Plum Board.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time   Serves  8 Rating  

Dried Plum Tart with Almond Cookie Crust

A tender almond cookie crust spread with dried plums and apricot preserves is topped with a pastry lattice before baking.

Prep Time  40 minutes Cook Time  35 - 40 minutes Serves  12 Rating  

Dried Plum Whip (AKA Prune Whip)

A classic treat.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Dried Plum and Cheese Focaccia

Store-bought bread dough is the time-saving base of a dried plum-studded, cheese-topped focaccia. Cut into squares and serve with green salad.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time   Serves  8 Rating  

Dried Plum and Ginger Wontons

Chef Martin Yan created these dried plum-filled dessert wontons especially for the California Dried Plum Board.

Prep Time  25 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  24 Rating  

Dried Plum and Goat Cheese Strudel

Dried plums and goat cheese rolled in puff pastry (store bought for convenience) are baked until golden make, then sliced, for an unusual appetizer.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  25 minutes Serves  12 Rating  

Dried Plum and Walnut Flatbread

A delicious and unique use of walnuts and dried plums.

Prep Time  3 hrs, 30 min. Cook Time  1 hr, 15 min. Serves  6 Rating  

Dried Plum, Tomato & Feta Salad

Combining dried plums, tomatoes and feta cheese in a simple vinaigrette, this salad is great on its own or served with greens.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time   Serves  4 Rating  

Dried Plum-Pecan Bread

This bread with dried plums and walnuts is quicker than yeast-raised bread, since it's leavened with baking powder and baking soda, so you can whip it up in a jiffy.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  55 minutes Serves  12 Rating  

Fudge Pudding Cake

Dried plum puree makes this version of the classic fudge pudding cake lighter than usual. As the cake bakes, the fudge sauce forms on the bottom.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  45 minutes Serves  9 Rating  

Glazed Carrots with Dried Plums

Try these mustard and honey-glazed carrots with dried plums as a side dish with roast chicken, or with pan-fried pork chops.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Glazed Sweet Potatoes & Dried Plums with Ginger

Orange-glazed sweet potatoes sprinkled with crystallized ginger will find a place at any holiday meal alongside ham, turkey or roast pork.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  55 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Gorgonzola Pasta with Dried Plums and Pecans

Penne pasta tossed with gorgonzola cheese, dried plums and pecans makes a nice variation on the usual tomato sauce. Walnuts can stand in for the pecans, for a change.

Prep Time  5 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  2 Rating  

Grilled Gruyere Cheese Sandwiches with Caramelized Onions & Dried Plums

There are dozens of variations on the grilled cheese sandwich, and this version with melted onions, dried plums and Gruyere cheese is one of the best.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  25 minutes Serves  2 Rating  

Harvest Squash & Dried Plums

Try something different this Thanksgiving--baked acorn squash filled with dried plums, brown sugar, orange peel and ginger with make your family forget all about candied yams.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  35 minutes Serves  4 Rating  

Indonesian Fried Rice

Achieve peak performance with Indonesian Fried Rice, made with tofu, peanuts and nutrient-packed California Dried Plums.

Prep Time  30 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  4 Rating  

Italian Dried Plum Red Wine Vinaigrette

The mustard and shallots in this vinaigrette make it the perfect complement for more strongly flavored salad greens like arugala or watercress.

Prep Time  5 minutes Cook Time   Serves  20 Rating  

Low Fat Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin and dried plum purees combine in a moist and spicy quick bread. It tastes rich, but it's low in fat for guilt-free snacking.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  1 hour Serves  32 Rating  

Lowfat Blueberrry Lemon Tea Cake

Blueberries and walnuts folded into a lemony batter bake up into a light tea cake. A lemon-sugar glaze gilds this luscious lily.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  1 hour Serves  12 Rating  

Lowfat Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins

Versatile dried plum puree stands in for the fat in this light version of blueberry muffins.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  25 minutes Serves  18 Rating  

Madame Salemblers Potatoes with Dried Plums

For a deliciously different gratin, layer potatoes with port-steeped dried plums, pour over nutmeg-scented half-and-half and bake until tender and golden. Perfect with roasted meat or poultry.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  1 1/2 hrs Serves  8 Rating  

Mesclun Salad with California Dried Plums, Goat Cheese and Pecans

Jazz up your everyday salad and give your greens a boost by taking a tip from Olympian and World Champion swimmer Natalie Coughlin and add crunchy candied pecans, creamy goat cheese and nutritious California Dried Plums.

Prep Time  5 minutes Cook Time  0 Serves  4 Rating  

Molten Chocolate Cakes with Dried Plums

Individual dried plum-studded chocolate cakes are baked a little less than usual so that the centers stay moist and gooey. Dust with powdered sugar and serve warm, with a dollop of softly whipped cream.

Prep Time  30 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  8 Rating  

Moroccan Vegetable Stew with Dried Plums

This hearty winter vegetable stew gets an extra boost of protein when it's served over quinoa, a nutritious grain from Peru.

Prep Time  20 Minutes Cook Time  25 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Nutty Dried Plum Spread

Cream cheese spread with dried plums and walnuts shows its versatility as a sandwich filling, dip for apple slices, or on crackers or celery sticks.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time   Serves  16 Rating  

Orange and Dried Plum Compote

This compote is a refreshing first course or a delicious non-fat dessert. If blood oranges are available, they work beautifully in this dish.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  5 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Palak Kababs

Chef Shaju Zacharia has a distinguished career as Executive Chef for more than 20 years. He has worked with top hotel chains such as the Taj Group and Jaypee Hotels. He is also Vice President of the Indian Culinary Forum, India’s association of Professional chefs.

Prep Time  20 mins Cook Time  30 mins Serves  6-8 Rating  

Peach & Dried Plum Cobbler

Why wait for summer? You can enjoy a fruit-packed cobbler any time of the year, with this version that uses canned peaches and dried plums.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  8 Rating  

Peanut Butter, Banana & Dried Plum Sandwiches

Kids will love this quick and healthful version of peanut butter sandwiches. Spread peanut butter on whole wheat bread, layer with bananas and dried plums, then top with a drizzle of honey and a sprinkling of cinnamon. A glass of milk rounds out the meal.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time   Serves  2 Rating  

Penne with Dried Plums, Radicchio & Walnuts

The combination of sweet onions and dried plums is wonderful with radicchio and toasted walnuts in this winter pasta dish. Whole wheat penne adds fiber as well as flavor.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Pita Crisps with Gingered Fruit Salsa

Tart apples and dried plums team up with fresh ginger and cinnamon to make a deliciously different salsa. Toast pita chips for scooping and let your guests dig in!

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  12 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Plum Good Sticky Buns

A perfect way to start a spring day. Quick and easy as well as kid friendly, these sticky buns also make a great snack, or serve with beverages when company arrives.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  15 - 20 minutes Serves  12 Rating  

Plum Salsa

Sweet and spicy dried plum salsa goes great with roast or grilled pork or chicken.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time   Serves  4 Rating  

Plumberry Granita

Plum and raspberry granita is a wonderful fat-free alternative to ice cream when you're craving a frozen treat. And you don't even need an ice cream freezer to make it!

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time   Serves  12 Rating  

Potato, Mushroom & Dried Plum Torta

A savory Italian pie filled with potatoes, mushrooms and dried plums is the perfect brunch dish, and makes a delicious light lunch served with a crisp green salad.

Prep Time  40 minutes Cook Time  1 hour Serves  12 Rating  

Puffy Plum Cake

If you are looking for a healthier breakfast recipe idea, look no further. This dried plum-studded skillet pancake bakes up in a jiffy, so you can enjoy it any day of the week.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  2-4 Rating  

Reduced-Fat Dried Plum & Cream Cheese Spread

Fat-free cream cheese blended with dried plums, walnuts, cinnamon and orange juice creates a lighter spread for bagels, crackers or fruit.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time   Serves  16 Rating  

Reduced-Fat Dried Plum, Tomato, & Feta Salad

Enjoy this tasty lower-in-fat combo of dried plums, tomatoes and feta cheese on its own or with salad greens.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time   Serves  4 Rating  

Reduced-Fat Gorgonzola Pasta with Dried Plums & Pecans

Use whole-wheat penne for added fiber and flavor. Gorgonzola and dried plums make a satisfying alternative to tomato sauce.

Prep Time  5 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  2 Rating  

Reduced-Fat Puffy Plum Cake

Enjoy this lightened-up version of the skillet pancake for breakfast or brunch.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  2 Rating  

Roasted Baby Carrots with Dried Plums

Dried plums and tender baby carrots team up in a vegetable dish that's great with grilled pork chops, roast chicken, or braised beef.

Prep Time  5 minutes Cook Time  25 minutes Serves  4 Rating  

Sauce Plum Wonderful

Sweet, tart and spicy all in one, Sauce Plum Wonderful is the perfect basting or dipping sauce for grilled or broiled meat and poultry. Spoon into jars with decorative labels for gift giving.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  12 Rating  

Sauteed Kale with Dried Plums and Coconut

Fresh kale sautéed with cumin, mustard seed, chili flakes, ginger and California dried plums, garnished with toasted coconut.

Prep Time  5 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  4 Rating  

Southwest Dried Plum Relish

Make a batch of this spicy dried plum salsa to serve with chicken, pork chops or fish.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time   Serves  7 Rating  

Spirited Dried Plum Bread Pudding

Bread pudding doesn't get much better than this version, layered with rum-soaked dried plums. It's especially good served warm with whipped cream.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  55 minutes Serves  10 Rating  

Star Anise Ice Cream with Poached Fruit

Ice cream comes in a lot more than 32 flavors--try this star anise-infused version for something really different. Topped with poached dried plums and pears, it will make you forget all about plain old vanilla!

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  20 minutes Serves  10 Rating  
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