Plum Pie

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 8 servings


  • pastry for 9-inch (23cm)
  • 5 cups plums quartered if large
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • milk
  • cream
  • 1 sprinkle granulated sugar


Line 9-inch (23 cm) pie plate with pastry.

In large bowl, combine plums, sugar, flour, lemon juice and cinnamon. Fill pastry shell with plum mixture; dot filling with butter.

Moisten edges of bottom crust. Cover with top crust. Trim and flute edges. Cut steam vents. Brush top with milk or cream; sprinkle lightly with granulated sugar.

Bake in 425°F (220°C) oven for 15 minutes; reduce heat to 350°F (180°C) and bake for 45 to 60 minutes longer or until plums are tender, filling thickened and crust golden.

(Make-ahead: You can also freeze a well-wrapped unbaked fruit pie for up to 4 months, with the following changes: increase the amount of flour by 1 tbsp (15 mL) and don't cut steam vents until just before baking. Bake still-frozen pie in 450°F (230°C) oven for 15 minutes; reduce heat to 375°F (190°C) and bake for up to 60 minutes longer or until filling is thickened and crust golden brown.)

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Plum Pie