Deep-Dish Plum Cobbler Recipe
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Deep-Dish Plum Cobbler Recipe

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This plum cobbler is as pleasing to the eye as it is to the taste buds.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:10-12 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 10-12 servings


  • 2-1/2 pounds plums, pitted and sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter
  • Pastry for a single-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 1 egg white

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 261 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 115 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.


  1. Place plums in a large bowl. In another bowl, combine the sugar, tapioca, almond extract and salt. Cut in butter until crumbly; gently stir into plums. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  2. Transfer to a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. Roll out pastry to 1/8-in. thickness; make a lattice crust. Place over filling. Trim edges. Beat egg white until foamy; brush over pastry. Bake at 425° for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Originally published as Deep-Dish Plum Cobbler in Country June/July 2004, p51

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Reviewed Aug. 17, 2012

"This is a summertime favorite at our house. It is colorful, tasty, and simple to make."

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