Recipe – Plum Quick Bread

Plum Quick Bread is a simple yet delicious way to use the fresh plums of summer and early autumn. Plum Quick bread makes a nice dessert for a BBQ or summer meal outside on the patio or deck.  Plum quick bread also makes an excellent snack along with your favorite beverage.

Equipment

  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • 1 Medium Mixing Bowl
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Measuring Cups
  • Whisk
  • 1 Bread Loaf Pan
  • Blender
  • Oven

Ingredients

  • Plum Puree:
  • 2 Large diced Plums
  • ¼ cup Water
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 4 Tbsp Butter
  • 3 Tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Granulated White Sugar
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 cup Small diced Plums
  • 1¼ cup Self Rising Flour

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 375℉ then grease and flour the loaf pan
  • For the Plum Puree:
    • In the blender combine large, diced plums, water, and vanilla extract. If less than ¾ cup add more plum until there is at least ¾ cup of puree
    • Set the Puree aside
  • Cream butter, sugar, and salt until fluffy
  • Stir in the egg until completely combined
  • Stir in ¾ cup of plum puree until combined completely
  • Mix in the cup of small, diced  plums
  • Stir in the flour
  • Transfer to the greased and floured loaf pan
  1. Bake for 25 minutes. Poke with a clean knife. If the knife comes out clean the bread is done
  2. Cool completely before slicing
  3. Serve with softened butter or whipped cream cheese