Plum Pudding Bread

Looking for a classic dessert? Then check out this delicious bread flavored with plums and spice.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1
can (16 1/2 oz) purple plums in syrup, drained, 1/2 cup syrup reserved and plums pitted
1
box (16.6 oz) date quick bread and muffin mix*
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
egg
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 8- or 9-inch springform pan. In food processor bowl with metal blade, place plums. Cover; process until smooth.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir quick bread mix, pureed plums, reserved 1/2 cup plum liquid, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, oil and egg just until dry ingredients are moistened. Pour batter into pan.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove side of pan. Cool 25 minutes.

Expert Tips

*Cranberry or nut quick bread & muffin mix can be used instead.

Traditionally, plum pudding is a steamed Christmas dessert, made with spices, fruits, nuts and bread crumbs. This bread is reminiscent of the traditional dessert. For a special spread, blend 1/4 cup plum jam and 1/3 to 1/2 cup softened butter. Serve it with the warm bread.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
41g
41%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
25g
25%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.