Spicy Oven-Roasted Plums

Spicy Oven-Roasted Plums


"Several years ago I was looking for a recipe to take advantage of our bumper crop of plums, and came across a recipe similar to this. After tweaking a bit, I have come up with a very versatile version that my family and friends love. Season with ground white pepper and use it as a side dish for pork or chicken. Sprinkle with toasted almonds and spoon it over vanilla bean ice cream, angel food, or pound cake for dessert! Play around with the spice combination by adding cloves, allspice, or cayenne. Be adventurous!"


35 m servings 72 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 72 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.8g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a shallow baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Place the plums, cut-side up, in a single layer in the baking dish.
  3. Whisk together the orange juice, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, cumin, and cardamom in a bowl; drizzle over the plums.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until plums are hot and the sauce is bubbly.
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  1. 14 Ratings


Delicious. I had intended to serve this dish as an accompaniment but as soon as I tasted them just out of the oven, I decided that we should have this as a dessert sauce with French vanilla ice ...

WOW! These were so wonderful and couldn't have been any easier to make. I followed the recipe exactly, and WOW! I wasn't sure about the combination of spices, so I made a test batch, but WOW.....

Honestly, the cumin had me concerned, but not to worry, this was delicious. The sauce thickened somewhat after cooling down a bit. Give this a try, it's not only tasty and easy, but GOOD FOR Y...