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Dessert

  • 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.

  • California Dried Plum Lemon Squares

    California Dried Plum Lemon Squares

    Lock in the moisture of these lemon squares with dried plums and add a rich, fruit flavor to contrast the tart citrus taste.

  • Photo of Chocolate Covered Sugar Plums

    Chocolate Covered Sugar Plums

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

  • Photo of Chocolate Dipped Dried Plums

    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.

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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  

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  

California Dried Plum Lemon Squares

Lock in the moisture of these lemon squares with dried plums and add a rich, fruit flavor to contrast the tart citrus taste.

Prep Time  30 min. + Cook Time  45 min. Serves  9 Rating  

Chocolate & Dried Plum Cheesecake

This cheesecake is a chocolate lover's delight, with a crushed cookie crust and chocolate-cream cheese filling complemented with pureed dried plums.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time  1 hour, 10 minutes Serves  12 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 Peanut Butter Bon Bons

The secret of these chocolate-dipped dried plums? Crunchy toasted rice cereal and peanut butter!

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time   Serves  16 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  

Coconut Ice Cream with Brandied Dried Plum and Banana Compote

Lemon Grass Restaurant owner, Mai Pham manages her nationally acclaimed, chic Sacramento eatery while serving up cookbooks, writing food columns for national publications and teaching at culinary institutions

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  4 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  

Confetti Bites

Dried plums enrobed in a peanut butter coating, then rolled in candy sprinkles, are a great addition to your holiday cookie plate.

Prep Time  20 minutes Cook Time   Serves  24 Rating  

Dreamy Creamy Pudding Parfaits

Prepared pudding snacks, layered with dried plum filling and peanuts, are the secret of this quick and easy parfait.

Prep Time  10 minutes Cook Time   Serves  6 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 Financieres

Tender almond financieres are a classic French pastry. Serve with Armagnac ice Cream.

Prep Time  15 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  24 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 Hamantaschen

These dried plum and nut-filled cookies are a must for the Jewish holiday of Purim, but they're just as good all year round.

Prep Time  30 minutes Cook Time  30 minutes Serves  10 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 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 Walnut Caramel Tart

This oh-so-elegant tart features dried plums and walnuts in a creamy caramel filling. A drizzle of bittersweet chocolate adds the crowning touch. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream and a cup of strong, hot coffee.

Prep Time  25 minutes Cook Time  1 hour Serves  16 Rating  

Dried Plums Stuffed with Walnuts

Prep Time   Cook Time   Serves  Makes 24 stuffed dried plums Rating  

Dried Plums in Port Wine

Simmer dried plums in port wine to marry the flavors, then let them sit overnight in the cooking liquid to plump up.

Prep Time  2 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Dried Plums with Oranges and Coconut

Let these orange-infused dried plums stand overnight and they will grow plumper and the juice will thicken. Serve with a drizzle of cream or sour cream, if desired.

Prep Time  5 minutes Cook Time  20-25 minutes Serves  6 Rating  

Gale's Famous Truffles

These truffles are for chocolate lovers only! Use the best-quality chocolate you can find for these indulgent morsels.

Prep Time  1 1/4 hours Cook Time   Serves  48 Rating  

Holiday Dried Fruit Tart

Brandy adds a festive touch to Holiday Dried Fruit Tart. The pastry uses toasted almonds for a delicious nutty flavor.

Prep Time  30 minutes Cook Time  1 hour Serves  8 Rating  

Lemon Buttercup Dumplings

A rich cream cheese dough with a hint of lemon folded around dried plum filling creates delectable pastry "flowers".

Prep Time  45 minutes Cook Time  30 minutes Serves  24 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  

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  

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  

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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