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Plum in a Cloud

 Plum in a Cloud
When our family first moved here, I was thrilled to find fresh plums grown everywhere. Soon I began collecting recipes calling for this tangy fruit. Chunks of plums look like jewels in this fluffy, light dessert, which is perfect after a heavy or spicy meal.—Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min. + cooling


  • 1-1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 45 wafers)
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 44 large marshmallows
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 2 cup chopped fresh plums


  • In a small bowl, combine crumbs and butter. Sprinkle half into eight
  • individual dessert dishes; set aside remaining crumbs.
  • In a saucepan over medium heat, cook and stir the marshmallows and
  • juices until smooth. Transfer to a bowl; cool to room temperature,
  • about 20 minutes. Fold in cream and plums. Spoon in dishes; sprinkle
  • with reserved crumbs. Chill until firm, about 1 hour. Yield: 8
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 399 calories, 20 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 156 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.