05/22/2012 09:21 am ET Updated Jun 28, 2013

Plum Recipes: Jam, Cakes And Pies (PHOTOS)


It's easy to forget about plums. They're not the most popular of summer fruits. Plums aren't small and cute like blueberries. And they're not as exotic as the fig. Plums are just plums. And so in the frenzy of stocking up on summer's bounty, it's easy to forget about this humble fruit. But that's a big mistake

We think plums are pretty great -- they're perfectly sweet and tart. They also make killer cakes, jams and tarts. So this summer, don't pass up the plum. You'll be missing out in a big way if you do.

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Plum Recipes