Posted by: marthabernie | July 4, 2016

SPICED PLUM CRUMBLE

Large, dark plums are in the stores now and are very sweet this year.  Despite the drought in California, the summer fruit this year is good.  Here is a recipe that uses plums (or just about any stone fruit, I think):

SPICED PLUM CRUMBLE

3/4 pound plums, pitted and sliced into thin wedges

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon Chinese five spice powder

1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

1/3 cup old fashioned rolled oats

4 tablespoons butter, diced

2 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons flour

In bowl, toss plums with 2 tablespoons sugar, five spice powder and lemon juice.  Divide among 4 small ramekins.  In bowl, using fingertips, mix oats, butter, flour and remaining 6 tablespoons sugar with a pinch of salt; sprinkle on plums.  Bake at 425 degrees F until topping is golden and juices bubble, 15 to 18 minutes.  Makes 4.


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