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Plum Bumble

"Since this recipe was published in our local paper in 1976, I've served it numerous times to family and friends," recalls Arlis Enburg, Rock Island, Illinois. "Similar to a cobbler, it is always a favorite at gatherings."
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 1 cup plus 5 teaspoons sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 3 cups sliced fresh plums (about 1-1/4 pounds)
  • 3/4 cup pineapple tidbits
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tube (7-1/2 ounces) refrigerated buttermilk biscuits, separated and quartered


  • In a large bowl, combine 1 cup sugar, cornstarch, plums and pineapple. Transfer to a greased shallow 2-qt. baking dish; dot with 1 tablespoon butter. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, melt remaining butter. In a small bowl, combine cinnamon and remaining sugar. Place biscuit pieces over hot plum mixture; brush with butter and sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar. Bake 25-30 minutes longer or until biscuits are golden brown.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 344 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 343mg sodium, 74g carbohydrate (48g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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