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Plum Loaf Recipe

  • Author: Jo-Anna Rooney
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 loaves 1x


This Plum Loaf Recipe makes a delicious and tender loaf.  Made with fresh plums this bread is sweet, spicy and so scrumptious!



  • 2 cups chopped plums
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 4 eggs
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp allspice
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare 2 loaf pans by lining them with parchment paper.  Set aside.
  3. In a bowl mix together the chopped plums and 2 tbsp of flour.  Set aside.
  4. In a mixing bowl cream together the butter, white sugar, vanilla and egg, until smooth and fluffy.
  5. In a different bowl mix together the sour cream and brown sugar.
  6. Then add the sour cream mix to the egg mixture, and mix well.
  7. In a separate bowl whisk together the flour, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and baking soda.
  8. Slowly add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and mix.
  9. Fold in the chopped plums and mix together until combined.
  10. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pans.
  11. If you like, add some slices of fresh plums to the top of your loaves (refer to pictures).
  12. Bake at 350 for 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.

  • Category: Loaf
  • Method: Baking

Keywords: plum loaf, plum bread