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A slice of plum bread with butter spread on top on a black plate.
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5 from 15 votes

Plum Bread

This plum bread is sweet and tart, filled with fresh plums and chopped pecans. It's delicious for dessert, a healthy snack, or for breakfast! 
Course: Breads
Keyword: plum bread
Servings: 10
Calories: 285kcal


Plum Bread

  • 1 1/2 cups plums (chopped, about 3 or 4 plums)
  • 3/4 cup pecans (chopped)
  • 1 eggs
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup applesauce*
  • 1/2 cup Greek vanilla or plain yogurt*
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
  • 2 TBS coarse sugar


Plum Bread

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Farenheit.
  • Grease a 9x5inch loaf pan.
  • Chop or dice the plums. Set aside.
  • Chop the pecans. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the egg, honey, sugar and vanilla extract.
  • Mix in the applesauce and Greek yogurt until all combined.
  • Stir in the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and cardamom.
  • Gently fold in pecans and plums, reserving a few plums for the top.
  • Scoop the batter into greased loaf pan, gently place remaining plums on top of the batter.
  • Sprinkle the top with coarse sugar if desired.
  • Bake for 50 to 65 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean
  • Cool in pan on a cooling rack for 15 minutes, then remove from pan to cool completely.
  • Store any leftover in plastic wrap for a 2 to 3 days on the counter.


*you can use all applesauce or all yogurt if preferred


Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 254mg | Potassium: 134mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 109IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 2mg