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Fresh Plum Crumb Dessert

 Fresh Plum Crumb Dessert
Talk about comfort food, here's a delectable example from Janet Fahrenbruck-Lynch, the winner in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her old-fashioned dessert has the perfect sweet-tart balance with its fresh-plum tang and sweet, crispy topping. Imagine it warm from the oven, served with a scoop of ice cream…yum!
8 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 7 large plums, pitted and quartered
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons plus 1 cup all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mace
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the plums, brown sugar, 3 tablespoons flour
  • and cinnamon. Spoon into a greased 2-qt. baking dish.
  • In a small bowl, combine the sugar, baking powder, salt, mace and
  • remaining flour. Add egg; stir with a fork until crumbly. Sprinkle
  • over plum mixture. Drizzle with butter.
  • Bake at 375° for 40-45 minutes or until plums are tender and top
  • is golden brown. Cool for 10 minutes before serving. Serve warm or
  • at room temperature. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 358 calories, 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 253 mg sodium, 60 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.